Parenting and Family Support Within A Broad Child Abuse Prevention Strategy.
Prinz, Ronald J.
Published: January 2016
Child Abuse and Neglect
Vol. 51 , p. 400-406
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This article explains the benefits of adopting a public health approach to child maltreatment prevention and to community-wide parenting support. It discusses parenting-focused intervention and support and identifies the following key attributes of family-based interventions: theoretically driven, action-focused, problem-solving oriented, specific parenting strategies, collaborative goal setting, and adoption of a positive frame.
child abuse; prevention programs; public health services; community based services; family support systems; evidence based practice