SafeCare®: Preventing Child Neglect Through Scaling-Up And Examining Implementation Issues Of An Evidence-Based Practice (Chapter 15 in Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, Volume 2: Societal, Organizational, and International Approaches).
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This chapter highlights the SafeCare model for intervention and prevention of child maltreatment. It explains SafeCare is a home visiting program that addresses risk factors or parents who perpetrate or are at risk for child maltreatment, including factors related to parent-child interaction, safety, and health. Key components of the SafeCare model are described, as well as evidence that supports the effectiveness of the model. 28 references.
models; home visiting programs; prevention programs; child neglect; child abuse; parent education; child rearing; families at risk