Assessment of a Parenting Education Program: Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect in At-Risk Families Through Parent Education and Support (PDF - 730 KB)
Assesses the effectiveness of a parenting education program offered at Saint Joseph Parenting Center (SJPC) in Stamford, Connecticut, in promoting positive parenting behaviors through parenting education, and assesses the level of client satisfaction with the teachers, staff, and overall experience offered at SJPC.
Community-Based Family Administered Neonatal Activities
Ounce of Prevention Fund (2012)
Offers a training to home visitors to use the Community-Based Family Administered Neonatal Activities (FANA) during home visits with expectant and new parents to help strengthen the bond with their fetus and newborn. This 2-day training introduces the Community-Based FANA and demonstrates a variety of pre- and post-natal activities and interventions designed to promote an understanding and strong attachment between mother and child.
Family Networks Project: An Efficacy Study of Stepping Stones Triple P for Children Under Age 2
University of South Carolina & U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health (2014)
Describes the Family Networks Project, which was developed to assess the initial efficacy of the Stepping Stones Triple P-Positive Parenting Program in helping parents of children below age 2 with developmental disabilities to strengthen their families and prevent child maltreatment.
Just In Time Parenting
Cooperative Extension System
Provides research-based information to families in factsheets and newsletters, and connects parents to age-appropriate resources and expert advice.
Parent Education Changes Lives (PDF - 145 KB)
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia (2013)
Reports findings from an evaluation of SCAN's ABCs of Parenting program, an 8-week program designed to improve parenting attitudes shown to be related to child abuse and neglect.
Web-Based Parenting Intervention for Mothers of Infants at Risk for Maltreatment
Oregon Research Institute (2015)
Explores a web-based intervention designed for mothers whose infants are at risk for maltreatment. The intervention provides live coaching techniques designed to improve positive parenting and child behavior. Results of the intervention are compared to accessibility of resources on brain injury and its effects on child behavior.