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The Top 5 Benefits of Home Visiting Programs

June 1, 20155-things-list, early childhood, home visiting

Home visiting programs provide structured visits by trained professionals and paraprofessionals to high-risk parents who are pregnant or have young children. These programs support families by providing health check-ups, screenings, referrals, parenting advice, and guidance with navigating other programs and services in their community. The programs also monitor progress on children’s developmental milestones. Quality home visiting programs help parents provide safe and supportive environments for their children, and over time, families and home visitors build strong relationships that lead to lasting benefits for the entire family. There are numerous benefits for participants of Home Visiting Programs – click to see The Top 5 Benefits of Home Visiting.

 

5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families

December 16, 20145-things-list, early childhood, home visiting

Home visiting programs have rapidly expanded across the country as an evidence-based policy choice for supporting families with young children. CFRP is currently conducting an ongoing program implementation evaluation of the Texas Home Visiting Program (THV) as well as two related, ongoing evaluations that focus on the factors that influence father participation in home visiting and the factors that influence the retention of families in home visiting programs. Click for 5 Things You Should Know about Home Visiting in Texas: A Two-Generation Approach to Supporting Families for an overview of what home visiting is and what it looks like in the state of Texas.

5 things you should know about Nonmarital Births and Paternity Establishment

June 2, 20145-things-list, fathers, paternity

In the United States, more than 1.5 million children are born to unmarried parents each year. Our list of “5 things you should know about nonmarital births and paternity establishment” provides a primer on nonmarital births, highlighting some of the essential trends and legal considerations relevant to births that occur outside of marriage. Click here for the 5 things you should know about Nonmarital Births and Paternity Establishment.