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eMums: Engaging Clients in the Virtual Space Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS)

eMums: Engaging Clients in the Virtual Space, CaFHS (Transcript 103KB PDF)

About the webisode

This webisode profiles Child and Family Health Service's eMums initiative, which was established and trialled as part of a research project. The pilot program provided new mums and dads with the opportunity to use an online service and message forum to connect with nurses and other parents. The goal of the program is to provide parents with access to good, reliable information online which can help them at any time on the journey with their baby, as an alternative to the traditional mothers' groups.

The eMums initiative remains in pilot mode and is therefore not accessible to the general public.

About the service

From the Office for Children and Young People website:

The Office for Children and Young People works toward every child achieving their potential through the provision of quality teaching and learning in early childhood education and care while building effective connections with families and communities.

Early Childhood Development provide leadership in early years policy, research, learning and development, integrated education and care services, optimal service delivery and the implementation of National and State reforms in the Early Childhood Development sector for South Australia.

Child and Family Health Service

Phone: 8303 1502