Policies & Programs

Policies and programs that can improve health

filtered by "Community Safety" and "Prevent child maltreatment"

3 results

Early childhood home visiting programs

Provide parents with information, support, and training regarding child health, development, and care from prenatal stages through early childhood via trained home visitors

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety, Family and Social Support

Family treatment drug courts

Use specialized courts to work with parents involved in the child welfare system who may lose custody of their children due to substance abuse

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety, Alcohol and Drug Use

Kinship care for children removed from home due to maltreatment

Arrange full-time foster care by adults who are not a child’s parents but who have a kinship bond with a child (e.g., relatives, tribe members, godparents, etc.)

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Community Safety