AIMH News

Here are our latest news items, older items are available in our archive.

18-Jan-2018
This report ‘Helping Parents to Parent’ from the Social Mobility Commission, is well worth having to hand as a very good summary of the multiple factors that influence parenting, including many of the risks that affects caregiving (but not all), as well as an overview of how different styles / approaches to parenting have a long-time effect on the child’s future development. They stress that the early years are the most...
22-Dec-2017
Edward Melhuish - University of Oxford and Birkbeck, University of London, Julian Gardiner - University of Oxford.  The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) is a major longitudinal study that investigates the impact of early childhood education and care (ECEC) on children’s school readiness and longer-term outcomes, including its impact on the most disadvantaged children. Early publications from the longitudinal...
22-Dec-2017
Employment law for parents should be overhauled, starting with three months’ well-paid “daddy leave”, according to a new study from the Fatherhood Institute entitled Cash or carry. Cash or carry is based on the most comprehensive review ever undertaken in Britain of decades of research into the roles of fathers in families, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.
03-Dec-2017
Announcing 'What About the Children's' forthcoming Conference on 8th March 2018 'The Never-changing Emotional Needs of the Under-threes' - can these be met in our ever-changing society?, when they will be marking 25 years of the charity and its work to promote the importance of the first three years for future health and wellbeing.  Speakers are Prof. Marian  Bakermans-Kranenburg,  University of...
30-Nov-2017
Robin Balbernie, Consultant Child Psychotherapist, Clinical Director PIP UK. This document links with the 'Evidence-based early years intrervention inquiry launch'. 
30-Nov-2017
AIMH UK Members - we are delighted that we now have Speaker Presentations uploaded, (where permitted to use) from our Conference on 29 September 2017 'Working Effectively with Fathers during the Perinatal Period'. You also have access to presentations  from our Celebratory Conference in 2016 and from our 2015 conference too. Log-in to view all videos from the 'Library' page, click on the 'Videos' link at the top of...
24-Nov-2017
The Science and Technology Committee will examine the strength of the evidence linking adverse childhood experiences with long-term negative outcomes, the evidence base for related interventions, whether evidence is being used effectively in policy-making, and the support and oversight for research into this area. The Committee would welcome written submissions by 8 December 2017 on current research into ‘adverse...