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Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

Parent Education to Strengthen Families and Reduce the Risk of Maltreatment

This issue brief provides an overview of research regarding some key characteristics and training strategies of successful parent education programs for strengthening families and preventing child maltreatment. Information about selected evidence-based and evidence-informed parent education programs, including a list of registries that evaluate programs, also is provided.

This issue brief contains information on:

  • What the research shows
  • Evidence-based and evidence-informed programs
  • Additional resources
  • References

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