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Implementing a program for parents with intellectual disability in Sweden: A feasibility study

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Title: Implementing a program for parents with intellectual disability in Sweden: A feasibility study
Authors: Mc Hugh, Elaine
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Mc Hugh, E., & Starke, M. (2015). Understanding support workers’ competence development in working with parents with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 19(4), 326-341.

II. Mc Hugh, E., & Starke, M. (2016). Supporting implementation of an Evidence-Informed Program using peer support groups: Area Coordinators’ perceptions and experiences. Manuscript submitted for publication.

III. Mc Hugh, E., & Starke, M. (2016). Investigating feasibility and fidelity of the Parenting Young Children program in Sweden. Manuscript submitted for publication.

IV. Mc Hugh, E., & Starke, M. (2016). Measuring program fidelity: Including the perspective of parents with intellectual disability. Manuscript in preparation
Date of Defence: 2016-12-16
Disputation: kl 10:00, Sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: evidence-informed programs
intellectual disability
program fidelity
Parenting Young Children
Abstract: This thesis examines implementation of an evidence-informed parent education program for parents with intellectual disability, called Parenting Young Children (PYC), in the Swedish social services. The empirical studies on which the thesis is based aimed to evaluate how feasible and successful implementation of PYC has been to date, examining program fidelity, and the provision of program support. Study I explored perceptions of competence development and the training process for Swedish pr... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0013-7 (PDF)
978-91-629-0014-4 (Print)
ISSN: 1101-718X
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