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VIVIAN, Aline Groff et al. "Let's talk about your child?": experience report on group intervention in the community. Aletheia [online]. 2013, n.41, pp. 185-192. ISSN 1413-0394.

Prevention and health promotion interventions are carried out in order to extend the full access of residents of a community through their participation in different activities. This experience report aims to present a psychosocial intervention group of parents in a community of Porto Alegre Metropolitan Region. Seventeen meetings were performed between July and December 2013, conducted by Psychology students and supervised by a professor psychologist. The participants totalized 118 parents and family members, aged from 25 years on. The meetings lasts on average 90 minutes, with fortnightly basis. Topics related to conflicts on child and adolescent development and the challenges of parenting were discussed. The results were analyzed according to the literature, considering the impact of the intervention for parents and caregivers. The author's emphasized the benefit of the exchange of experiences and information among participants. Group work preventively offered guidance on issues related to family conflicts inherent to human development, emphasising health promotion and the life quality of the participants.

Keywords : Group of parents; Psychosocial intervention; Health promotion and prevention.

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