Family Partnership Model

Ellis, M. & Day, C. (2018) Therapeutic relationships: engaging people in their care and treatment. In  Ian Norman and Iain Ryrie  (Eds) The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing: Principles and Practice (5th edition) Open University Press/McGraw Hill

Hopwood, N., Edwards, A. & Day, C. (2016) Partnership practice as collaborative knowledge work: overcoming common dilemmas through an augmented view of professional expertise.  Journal of Children’s Services.  11(2), pp. 111-123.  DOI 10.1108/JCS-08-2015-0027

Day, C., Ellis, M & Harris,L.. (2015) The Family Partnership Reflective Practice Handbook.  2nd Edn. London: CPCS

Day, C. & Harris, L. (2013) The Family Partnership Model: Evidence-based Effective Partnerships.  Journal of Health Visiting, 1 (1), 2-7.

Day, C. (2013) Family partnership model: Connecting and working in partnership with families [online]. Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nursing, Vol. 10, No. 1, Jun 2013: 4-10.

Barlow, J., Whitlock, S., Hanson, S., Davis, H., Hunt, C., Kirkpatrick, S. & Rudolf, M. (2010) Preventing  obesity at weaning: parental views about the EMPOWER programme. Child Care Health and Development, 36(6),843-9. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01107.x

Paton, L., Grant, J. & Tsourtos, G. (2013) Exploring mothers’ perspectives of an intensive home visiting program in Australia: A qualitative study. Contemporary Nurse, 43(2), 191-200.

Sawyer, M., Barnes, J., Frost, L., Jeffs, D., Bowering, K. & Lynch, J. (2013) Nurse perceptions of family home-visiting programmes in Australia and England. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49, (2013) 369–374.

Sawyer, M., Frost, L., Bowering, K., et al. (2013) Effectiveness of nurse home-visiting for disadvantaged families: results of a natural experiment. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002720. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002720

Fowler, C., Rossiter, C., Bigsby, M., Hopwood, N., Lee, A. & Dunston, R. (2012) Working in partnership with parents: the experience and challenge of practice innovation in child and family health nursing. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 3306–3314. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04270.x

Fowler, C., Dunston, R., Lee, A., Rossiter, C. & McKenzie, J. (2012) Reciprocal learning in partnership practice: an exploratory study of a home visiting program for mothers with depression. Studies in Continuing Education, 34:2,  99-112.  DOI:10.1080/0158037X.2011.611800

Kemp, L. et al. (2011) Child and family outcomes of a long-term nurse home visitation programme: a randomised controlled trial. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(6),533-40.

Davis, H. & Day, C. (2010)  Working in Partnership with Parents. 2nd Edition.  Pearson: London

Harris, L., Wood, L., & Day, C. (2010) An ethnographic study into the Family Partnership Model: Implementation  and sustainability. Centre for Parent and Child Support/South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Ellis, M., Day., C. & Loxton, R. (2010) Family Partnership Supervision Training Handbook and Reflective Practice Guide.  London: CPCS

Day, C. & Davis, H. (2009) The Family Partnership Reflective Practice Handbook.  1st Edn. London: CPCS

Davis, H & Day, C. (2009) Family Partnership Model Foundation course:  Facilitator training manual Part 1.  Second Edition. London: Pearson

Davis, H & Day, C. (2009) Family Partnership Model Foundation course: Facilitator training manual Part 2.  Second Edition. London: Pearson

Kardamanidis, K., Kemp, L. & Schmeid, V. (2009) Uncovering psychosocial needs: Perspectives of Australian child and family health nurses in a sustained home visiting trial. Contemporary Nurse, 33(1):50-8.

Harnett, P. & Day, C. (2008) Developing pathways to assist parents to exit the child protection system in Australia. Clinical Psychologist, 12, 3, pp75-83

Nieto, R. & Day, C. (2009) Family Partnership Model as a framework to address psychosocial needs in pediatric cancer patients. Psicooncologia. Vol.6(2-3), 2009, 357-372.

Barlow, J., Davis, H., McIntosh, E., Jarret, P., Mockford, C. & Stewart-Brown, S. (2007) The role of home visiting in improving parenting and health in families at risk of abuse and neglect: results of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92, 229-233.

Keatinge, D., Fowler, C. & Briggs, C. (2007) Evaluating the Family Partnership Model (FPM) Program and Implementation in Practice in New South Wales, Australia. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25 (2).

Barlow, J., Kirkpatrick, S., Stewart-Brown, S. & Davis, H. (2005) Hard-to-reach or out-of-reach? Reasons why women refuse to take part in early interventions. Children and Society, 19, 199-210.

Kruske, S., Barclay, L. & Schmied, V. (2006) Primary Health Care, Partnership and Polemic: Child and Family Health Nursing Support in Early Parenting. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 12(2), 57 – 65.

Barlow, J., Stewart-Brown, S., Callaghan, H., Tucker, J., Brocklehurst, N., Davis, H. & Burns, C. (2003) Working in partnership: the development of a home visiting service for vulnerable families. Child Abuse Review, 12, 172-189.

Davis, H., Day, C. & Bidmead, C. (2002).  Working in Partnership with Parents: The Parent Adviser Model. London: The Psychological Corporation.

Davis, H., Day, C. & Bidmead, C. (2002).  The Parent Adviser Training Manual. London: The Psychological Corporation.

Davis, H. & Day, C. (2001) Using the Parent Advisor Model to support parents of teenagers,  In J. Coleman & D. Roker (Eds) Supporting Parents of Teenagers pp123-146..  London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Avon Premature Infant Project (1998) Randomised trial of parental support for families with very preterm children.

Archives of Disease in Childhood Foetal and Neonatal Edition, 79, 4–11.

Davis, H. & Spurr, P. (1998) Parent counselling: an evaluation of a community child mental health service.

Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 39, 365–376.

Davis, H. & Rushton, R. (1991) Counselling and supporting parents of children with developmental delay: a research evaluation. Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, 35, 89–112.


Cox, C, James, A., Day, C. & Reissland, N.(2021) Feasibility of a psychoeducational group intervention to improve parental reflective functioning and bonding in pregnancy: a randomised trial, Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology,39:5,499-515, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2020.1786036

Tennant, R., Goen, C, Barlow, J., Day., C, & Stewart-Brown S. (2007). A systematic review of reviews of interventions to promote mental health and prevent mental health problems in children and young people.  Journal of Public Mental Health, 6, (1), 25-32. DOI 10.1108/17465729200700005