Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Parenting Support: How Failing Parents Understand the Experience
Fiona H Corby

This research investigates the experience and understandings of parents on parental support programmes within a Sure Start Children’s Centre in the UK. The findings refer to their parenting, the support they received and how they felt it had impacted on them as parents. The aim was to capture their experiences with a view to enhancing practice. Three main themes emerged from the research: Self-efficacy; Barriers to accessing support, and the problem of families.

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