Communities for Children Facilitating Partners Evidence-based programme profiles
Infants (0-2 years)
Supporting Families and Parents
Sing&Grow Australia, Playgroup Queensland
Sing&Grow provides a learning and therapeutic opportunity for families through structured music-based activities which aim to support positive family relationships and build effective parenting skills.
At-risk children aged 0-3 and their parents including families and children with a disability; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; young parents; children and parents involved with the child protection system; incarcerated mothers; families where substance abuse is present; refugee status; single parents; socially isolated parents; low socio-economic status.
Trained music therapists
8 weekly 1 hour sessions are delivered in community settings and early childhood facilities. Other flexible service delivery options are also available according to community needs.
Trained music therapists deliver the program across Australia in partnership with host organisations. To become a host organisation, contact Sing&Grow.
Contact the organisation for information about pricing.
Phone: (02) 9453 2845
|Evaluation and effectiveness|
Pre and post design evaluation in 2012-13 found an increase in parents:
The program is currently under evaluation in Victoria.