Every Child Succeeds

Provides home visits focused on child development to first-time at-risk mothers, from pregnancy until the child’s third birthday. Goals are to decrease abuse and neglect, reduce unintentional injuries, strengthen the parent-child relationship, improve utilization of diagnostic services, encourage good health practices, link families with primary care, promote an optimal environment for learning and emotional growth, encourage development and self-care of mothers, and begin the school readiness process. ECS uses both the Healthy Families America and Nurse-Family Partnership models. Evaluation showed a 60% reduction in infant mortality compared to control group, and more children on track for language development.

AMCHP Innovation Station, 2011

Evidence Rating: I

Cost: N/A

Additional Info:

Topics:

Case Management/Care Coordination Home Visiting Parenting Education

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Model programs

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