Why consider parental relationships? It is evidently clear that inter-parental relationships characterised by acrimonious and destructive conflict are harmful for children. Parental conflict increases a child’s risk of developing emotional problems such as depression and anxiety. Children may also develop behavioural …
Jan Mitcheson worked for 13 years as a public health practitioner before becoming a teacher and practice innovator. Jan designed OnePlusOne’s e-learning programme and has led a number of relationship initiatives including the national training programme for frontline workers in relationship support and a perinatal pilot funded by the Department of Work and Pensions.
Jan teaches on the MA in Leadership and Innovation and the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing at University of Suffolk. She is the author of ‘Supporting Couple Relationships: guidance for Health Visitors’ and a contributor to the Department of Health e-healthy child programme.
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