Title

Initial Findings From a Randomized, Controlled Trial of Healthy Families Massachusetts: Early Program Impacts on Young Mothers’ Parenting

Date

2013

Author(s)

M. Ann Easterbrooks, Francine H. Jacobs, Jessica Dym Bartlett, Jessica Goldberg, Mariah M. Contreras, Chie Kotake, Maryna Raskin, and Jana H. Chaudhuri

Type of Product

Report

Model(s)

  • Healthy Families America (HFA)

Description

Purpose: Examine how characteristics of mothers, their childrearing environments, and their participation in a paraprofessional home visiting program influence program impact
Example Topics Addressed:
Program impact in preventing child abuse and neglect, reducing parental stress, and improving maternal sensitivity
Whether individual participant factors and contextual factors moderate the impact of home visitation on parenting outcomes

Data Collection Methods

  • Home Visit Observations
  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Standardized assessment tools
  • Surveys or questionnaires

Status

Finished

For More Information

Easterbrooks, M. A., Jacobs, F. H., Bartlett, J. D., Goldberg, J., Contreras, M. M., Kotake, C., . . . Chaudhuri, J. H. (2013). Initial findings from a randomized, controlled trial of Healthy Families Massachusetts: Early program impacts on young mothers' parenting. Report to Pew Trusts. Retrieved from https://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/legacy/uploadedfiles/pcs_assets/2013/healthyfamiliesmassachusettsreportpdf.pdf

Topics

  • Participant Characteristics
  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes