• Corpus ID: 28688749


  title={COMPARISON OF PRIMIPAROUS AND MULTIPAROUS MOTHERS : Healthy Families Program Participation},
  author={Joseph Galano},



The Effects of Early Prevention Programs for Families with Young Children at Risk for Physical Child Abuse and Neglect: A Reply on the Comments of Miller

The effects of early prevention programs for families with young children at risk for physical child abuse and neglect has been studied many times. Some of those studies show significant positive

A cognitive approach to child abuse prevention

This reprinted article originally appeared in Journal of Family Psychology, 2002, Vol. 16, (No. 3), 243–258. (The following abstract of the original article appeared in record 2002-15689-001). This

Prevention of Child Maltreatment: Evaluation of a Parent Education Program for Teen Mothers

Mothers who enrolled in the 12-week parent education/support program showed trends toward being more likely to have completed high school, taken some college courses, and delayed subsequent pregnancies until after age 21.

First reports evaluating the effectiveness of strategies for preventing violence: early childhood home visitation. Findings from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services.

  • R. HahnO. Bilukha P. Briss
  • Psychology
    MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports
  • 2003
There is insufficient evidence to determine the effectiveness of early childhood home visitation in preventing violence by visited children, violence by visiting parents (other than child abuse and neglect), or intimate partner violence in visited families.

Is home visiting an effective strategy? A meta-analytic review of home visiting programs for families with young children.

This is the first comprehensive meta-analytic effort to quantify the usefulness of home visits as a strategy for helping families across a range of outcomes, and no one program characteristic consistently affected effect sizes across outcome groups.

Revision of a parent-completed development screening tool: Ages and Stages Questionnaires.

Analyses on over 7,000 questionnaires indicated high test-retest reliability, interobserver reliability, and internal consistency, and Concurrent validity using standardized measures yielded on overall agreement of 85%, with a range of 76-91%.

Do Early Childhood Interventions Prevent Child Maltreatment?

Of the five programs showing significant reductions in substantiated rates of child maltreatment, three provide strong evidence of preventive effects and more longer term studies of a variety of intervention models are needed.