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January 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program sends paraprofessionals into the homes of children at risk of abuse to teach families about child development, parenting and problem-solving strategies and offer emotional support to new parents during the first three years of their child's life.
January 28, 2009 | Journal Article
Rapid repeat pregnancies (RRPs) in adolescents are poorly understood, even though they are some of the pregnancies at highest risk for poor outcomes. This study showed that aggression was associated with higher risk of an RRP, but life history factors such as abuse and depression were not.
November 1, 2006 | Journal Article
In this study, the authors explored changing relations between substance use, welfare receipt and substance-abuse treatment among low-income mothers before and after welfare reform. Annual data were examined from mothers aged 18 to 49 years in the 1 ...
September 1, 2002 | Journal Article
This study focuses on the effectiveness of home visiting by specially trained paraprofessionals and nurses as separate means of improving maternal and child health
January 1, 2002 | Journal Article
False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities.