Interventions to prevent child maltreatment and associated impairment

@article{Macmillan2009InterventionsTP,
  title={Interventions to prevent child maltreatment and associated impairment},
  author={H. Macmillan and C. Wathen and J. Barlow and D. Fergusson and H. Taussig},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={373},
  pages={250-266}
}
Although a broad range of programmes for prevention of child maltreatment exist, the effectiveness of most of the programmes is unknown. Two specific home-visiting programmes-the Nurse-Family Partnership (best evidence) and Early Start-have been shown to prevent child maltreatment and associated outcomes such as injuries. One population-level parenting programme has shown benefits, but requires further assessment and replication. Additional in-hospital and clinic strategies show promise in… Expand
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