Early Years Prevention & Intervention Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Early Years Prevention & Intervention Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Lucy Potter's Fellowship in 2014 took her to the USA and Brazil to investigate parental engagement in socially deprived areas. As a family outreach worker from Leeds, she wanted to see how Children's Services in Leeds could improve the practice of parental engagement in family support services. Read more...

Catherine Lowenhoff embarked on her Fellowship in 2012 to learn more Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH), a structured programme of sustained nurse home visiting for families at risk of poorer maternal and child health and development outcomes. Read more...

Michelle Cunningham travelled to the USA to explore models of good practice for supporting looked after children, and the experience led to her developing training courses for foster carers and staff working in children’s homes in the UK. Read more...

Geneva Ellis travelled to Norway, Sweden and Germany to explore best practice in the management of children’s homes, and on her return to the UK she secured fuding to pilot two new children’s homes. Read more...

Lindsay Graham used her 2014 Fellowship to travel to the USA to look at repsonses to the problem of children going hungry during school holidays. Read more...

Bronagh Malcomson travelled to Croatia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy in 2016 to investigate how to tackle the inter-generational cycle of offending by promoting parent-child relationships. She has since developed resources aimed at making prison visits a more comfortable and fulfilling experience for children. Read more...

Dr Carolyn Blackburn travelled to New Zealand in 2015 to study relationship-based early intervention services for children with complex disabilities. Read more...

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