• March 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 2

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Guides for Parent Support

As part of its Creating Parenting-Rich Communities Initiative funded by the Prudential Foundation, the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) recently made available three design guides to help professionals support the parents of children ages 0-5, 6-12, and 13-20. Each guide addressess parent supports in eight key areas:

  • Children and after-school activities
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family structure and support
  • Financial security
  • Health: Physical and mental health, substance abuse
  • Housing
  • Safe neighborhoods and environments

For each area, the guides offer a collection of evaluated program and policy listings, research sources, and policies and practices. The guides are available on the CWLA website:

www.cwla.org/parenting/cprcdesignguide.htm#

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