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ERIC Number: EJ1137637
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0736-8038
Using Pediatric Visits to Support Children and Families: Ten Positive Outcomes From HealthySteps
MacLaughlin, Sarah; Gillespie, Linda; Parlakian, Rebecca
ZERO TO THREE, v37 n4 p46-52 Mar 2017
Pediatric health care practices are ideal settings within which to provide vital screenings, support, and parent education to families of infants and toddlers. HealthySteps (HS) uses an integrated, relationship-based approach to deliver a range of services and supports such as anticipatory guidance, developmental and behavioral screenings, referrals, and care coordination. This article highlights the primary components of HS and the critical benefits from participation that support overall family well-being as well as maternal-child health. These benefits include gains in crucial areas such as higher rates of child development and family social determinants of health screenings and referrals, increased use of positive parenting strategies, and enhanced child safety.
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Language: English
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