Step-by-Step Parenting Program
Parent Engagement, Parenting Skills - Training and Enhancement
Breaks down and teaches essential child-care skills for children from birth to about 3 years old into small steps. Covers a wide-range of parenting skills related to child health, safety, and development.
Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)
1) Objectively identify impediments and supports to successful parenting, and specific parenting skill deficits, so as to design a comprehensive family intervention, 2) Help the family organize supports and services to meet the family's needs and keep the child safe, 3) Increase parenting skills to reduce the risk of, or actual, child neglect through in-home step-by-step parent training, 4) Improve child health, development, and behavior problems related to parenting skill deficits, 5) Have the parents maintain learned skills over time, 6) Have the parents Generalize learned skills to all situations in which they are needed, 7) Reduce need for out-of-home care placements and permanent removal of the child, 8) Help parents to decrease reliance on paid supports, 9) Help parents to develop a natural support network for the family.
QIC Target Group
General - 3
QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels
LEVEL 6: General Population
QIC level of Evidence
LEVEL 2: Supported by Research
Intervention Web Site/URL
- : www.brocku.ca/social-sciences/departments-and-centres/centre-for-applied-disability/faculty/maurice-feldman
External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)
- California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse: www.cebc4cw.org/program/step-by-step-parenting-program