Evaluation of programmes under the positive parenting initiative in Spainintroduction to the special issue

  1. María J. Rodrigo 1
  2. Victoria Hidalgo 2
  3. Sonia Byrne 1
  4. Isabel M. Bernedo 3
  5. Lucía Jiménez 3
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife
  2. 2 Universidad de Sevilla
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    Universidad de Sevilla

    Sevilla, España

    ROR https://ror.org/03yxnpp24

  3. 3 Universidad de Málaga
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    Universidad de Málaga

    Málaga, España

    ROR https://ror.org/036b2ww28

Journal:
Psicología educativa

ISSN: 1135-755X

Year of publication: 2023

Volume: 29

Issue: 1

Pages: 1-13

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5093/PSED2022A5 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Abstract

The prevention science has endorsed standards for evidence related to research on programme evaluation. However, some controversies persist regarding its application in the provision of family support under the European Positive Parenting initiative. This Special Issue aims to map the expansion of preventive family support programmes in Spain and to contrast the quality of the evidence against the prevention standards according with the European Family Support Network. Members of the Spanish Family Support Network made up of entities in several sectors identified 57 programmes implemented in Spain and filled in a formative evaluation sheet for each programme. The articles in this issue analysed the results of four main aspects in all programmes: description, implementation, evaluation, and impact/sustainability. The findings will inform the scope and variety of support provided and the quality of programmes in Spain, providing guidelines for improvement and addressing challenges to reinforce quality assurance in child and family services.

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