Describing and evaluating the Tree Babies intervention

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We are working with Phoenix Wellbeing and Hull Museums to understand how parenting groups can use green spaces and nature to promote family wellbeing and positive parent-child interactions for families of very young children.

The group is called Tree Babies and they have been commissioned by Hull Museums to deliver sessions in the green spaces/gardens on museum grounds.

We plan to conduct a literature review exploring the use of green space interventions to improve parent-child relationships, and use observations and interviews to better understand parents experiences of the groups and the impact they have. We will work with the group organisers and Hull Museums to develop a theory of change to understand how the group is working.

We are setting up a stakeholder group to support this work, including parents, museum staff and specialists in green space interventions and museums – please contact us if you would be interested in joining our group.

Details:

Sub-theme: Best Start

Status:
Currently Underway

Team Contact:

Kate Morton (Kate.Morton@york.ac.uk )

Principal Research Fellow

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