The role of parent efficacy in the relationship between child and parent mental health in the first year post-adoption


Objective: The relationship between parent and child mental health is well-established. Less clear, is whether there is a link between parent symptoms of mental health problems and children’s mental health in the first... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Katherine Shelton (Cardiff University)
  2. Sarah Meakings (Cardiff University)
  3. Rebecca Anthony (Cardiff University)
  4. Julie Doughty (Cardiff University)
  5. Heather Ottaway (University of Bristol, Hadley Centre for Adoption and Foster Care Studies)
  6. Amanda Coffey (Cardiff University)

Topic Areas

Family foster care and adoption , Mental health of children and young people in care


OS-26 » Focusing Parenting Practice (16:30 - Thursday, 15th September, Sala 2)