CPRU and SCIE have joined together to produce a range of materials to support partnership working in child protection. Cross-cutting lead for social care, Amanda Edwards, coordinated the project that focused specifically on liaison between acute paediatric and child protection services.
Population Measure of Child Development
Response Mode Project: Evaluating the use of a
population measure of child development in the Healthy Child Programme two year
This project was conducted in response to the Government’s intention laid out in the policy statement Supporting Families in the Foundation Years to commit to improving outcomes for young children and families through increased focus on preventive and early intervention services in pregnancy and the early years. This included the development of an outcome measure of child development at 2-2½ years through which the effects of interventions could be monitored.
The project was conducted in two phases. In the first, existing measures of child development were reviewed to identify one that could be used as a population measure in the HCP two-year review. In phase two we assessed the acceptability and understanding of Ages & Stages Questionnaires®, Third Edition (ASQ-3™) and Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) across a range of NHS sites. Using a mixed methods approach we collected information on HCP two- year reviews and sought the views and experiences of using ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE among health care professionals and parents and carers. The study was conducted in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire
findings of this study identified the need for, and informed the content of, an
e-learning programme for health professionals
using the ASQ-3 as part of the HCP two-year health and development review. The
module was developed by the University of Hertfordshire and e-Learning for
For further information contact Helen Bedford.
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