Assessment of Parenting Competencies (APC): further development of a method to study parent-child interaction in dysfunctional families
The project is to develop the clinical application of a new observation-based method (APC) which is used to study parenting competences in marginalised families. APC is performed by music therapists and is used e.g. to assist the social authorities in assessing parent-child interaction and the capacity of the parents. In an explorative research design, the use and the clinical application of APC from the perspective of families and certified music therapists. The goal is further to strengthen and develop the APC tool so it can be adapted to other clinical fields.