Title

Using Text Messages to Build Parents’ Capacity to Improve Child Language-Learning Opportunities

Date

2019

Author(s)

Kathryn Bigelow, Dale Walker, Fan Jia, Dwight Irvin, and Amy Turcotte

Type of Product

Poster

Model(s)

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option

Description

Purpose: Provide overview of evaluation to examine the impact of cellular phones and text messaging on parent engagement and improved child communication and language skills
Example Topics Addressed:
Intervention design and participant characteristics
Overview of Promoting Communication Strategies
Randomized trial results and results of secondary analyses

Data Collection Methods

  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Standardized assessment tools

Status

Finished

For More Information

Bigelow, K., Walker, D., Jia, F., Irvin, D., & Turcotte, A. (2019, January). Using text messages to build parents’ capacity to improve child language-learning opportunities. Poster session presented at the Eighth National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting Programs. Washington, DC.
Link to Poster

Topics

  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes
  • Program Enhancements, Innovations, and Promising Approaches
  • Program Quality, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Fidelity
  • Participant Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Dosage