Promising Approaches For Preventing Child Neglect (Chapter 10 in Research and Practices in Child Maltreatment Prevention, Volume 1: Definitions of Abuse and Prevention).
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This chapter defines the neglect of children, considers a conceptual framework for designing and implementing preventive interventions designed to reduce risk factors for neglect, and reviews programs and practices that may have promise for preventing the neglect of children. Eight prevention programs are reviewed: Family Connections, Healthy Families America, The Incredible Years, Nurse-Family Partnership, Nurturing Parenting Program, Safe Environment for Every Kid, SafeCare, and Triple P—Positive Parenting Program. 99 references. (Author abstract modified)
child neglect; promising practices; evidence based practice; risk factors; intervention; prevention