Shared Leadership®: An Innovative Approach To Child Abuse And Neglect Prevention (Chapter 12 in Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, Volume 2: Societal, Organizational, and International Approaches).
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This chapter explains Parents Anonymous is dedicated to strengthening families and building Shared Leadership as an essential primary prevention methodology that impacts services, policy, and practice. Under Shared Leadership, parents and staff work together at all levels of the social ecological model to strengthen family interactions and social responsiveness to parenting needs. Components of meaningful Shared Leadership are discussed, as well as the prevention framework of Shared Leadership and findings from evaluation studies. 41 references.
models; child abuse; prevention programs; parent education; parent engagement; leadership; parent child relationships; evidence based practice