Policies & Programs

Policies and programs that can improve health

filtered by "Education" and "Parent education programs"

5 results

DARE to be You

Provide weekly group workshops with family meals that focus on building parenting skills and children’s resilience among high-risk families with preschoolers

Evidence Rating:
Expert Opinion
Health Factor(s):
Education

Families and Schools Together (FAST)

Convene small groups of families for facilitated weekly meetings that include a family meal, structured activities, parent support time, and parent-child play therapy

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Education

Incredible Years

Support young children who exhibit or are at risk for behavioral problems with interpersonal relationship training and parents and teachers who are trained to meet their needs

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Education

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Support home visits that teach parents about early childhood development and effective parenting strategies, with child development screenings, parental meetings, and links to community resources

Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Education

Reach Out and Read

Partner with doctors, nurse practitioners, and other medical professionals to incorporate literacy support into regular well-child visits, especially in lower income communities

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Education