Promoting First Relationships (PFR)

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Program/Intervention Name

Promoting First Relationships (PFR)


Family Functioning, Family Support and Placement Stabilization Programs, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement

Program/Intervention Description

PROMOTING FIRST RELATIONSHIPS is a training program at the Barnard Center for Infant Mental Health and Development at the University of Washington. The program is dedicated to promoting children's social-emotional development through responsive, nurturing caregiver-child relationships.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Educate parents about children

QIC Target Group

Both Target 1 and Target 2

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 4: Foster Care

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 2: Supported by Research

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Jennifer Rees, Program and Training Manager


University of Washington

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Contact Phone


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