ERIC Number: ED132778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
The Parenting Program for the Prevention of Child Abuse.
Described is the Parenting Program for the Prevention of Child Abuse which employs home visits to upgrade home environments and to prevent physical abuse of children up to 6 years of age. The program is noted to focus on four major areas: psychological support of the parent; obtaining social services (including health services, educational programs, and financial assistance) that are needed; resolution of inner conflicts which contribute to the danger of child abuse; and parent education in the area of parenting skills. Also explained are factors considered when making referrals to the Parenting Program, specific evaluation and treatment functions, and training of therapists. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, OH.