Supporting mothers through groupwork in a community setting: An exploration of a groupwork programme
This paper explores how groupwork can be utilised to support mothers in community settings. In particular it focuses on a groupwork programme which has been recently developed and facilitated in numerous community settings in Co. Cork, Ireland. The authors conducted a small-scale piece of focus-group research which investigated the experiences of mothers who participated in the programme. Their insights, honest reflections and suggestions are documented and provide valuable learning for both the future direction of the programme and more broadly for practitioners supporting mothers using groupwork as an intervention.
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