From consumer to partner: rethinking the parent/practitioner relationship
Early childhood provides a critical opportunity for early intervention and prevention, but barriers to accessing services prevent children and families – often those with the greatest need – from gaining their benefit. This policy brief focuses on the nature and importance of partnerships between parents...
The first thousand days - our greatest opportunity
Optimising early childhood development requires a holistic approach to policy, programs and services that builds understanding of this important period and advances integrated polices and evidence-informed practices.
The first thousand days: an evidence paper
This research paper highlights the astonishing rates of child development from conception to the end of age two and the benefits of a holistic approach to children’s health.
The first thousand days: an evidence paper - summary
This abridged version summarises the key concepts outlined in the full paper; namely, the evidence for the biological, global, social, ecological, and individual factors that are reshaping our understanding of the first 1000 days of a child's development.
The Melbourne children’s knowledge translation and research impact project. Final report: a framework for action
This report presents findings from the Melbourne Children’s Knowledge Translation & Research Impact Framework project.