Independent Evaluation, Final Report: Being with Baby Program, FamilyZone, Ingle Farm
Introduction: The evaluation of one of the programs provided by the Communities for Children initiative (CfC) is resented here. This Salvation Army, FamilyZone Ingle Farm Hub commissioned report is divided into five sections. The first section presents the background information on the CfC Initiative including an outline of the demographic and epidemiological outcomes for children in the Ingle Farm, and surrounding areas. This section addresses the need for CfC iterventions given the high rates of vulnerability in the children living in this area. Additionally, the introduction outlines briefly some of research process used. Section three provides the theoretical and evidence base for the models of care and the therapeutic models of care that are commonly used in the FamilyZone Community Hub model and in the Being with Baby program. The literature review provides substantial international evidence base for the Being with Baby and use of the community hub model for service delivery, such as FamilyZone, for decreasing accumulative harm, abuse and neglect of infants and small children. Subsequent sections provide research evidence and results on the therapeutic models of care specific to the Being with Baby program. The report also provides a conclusion for the Being with Baby program in the FamilyZone setting.