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What Works for Parent Involvement Programs for Children and Adolescents

Parents can play an important role in helping their children acquire or strengthen the behaviors and skills that promote physical and mental health and overall well-being. Two new Child Trends fact sheets synthesize the findings from rigorous evaluations of parent involvement programs for children ages 6-11 and adolescents ages 12-17. The authors identify the components and strategies associated with successful programs. What Works for Parent Involvement Programs for Children and What Works for Parent Involvement Programs for Adolescents 01/07/2010