Promising Evidence that Early Head Start Can Prevent Child Maltreatment

Early Head Start is an early education program for low income families with infants and toddlers to support child development. Study has shown that Early Head Start has a positive impact on child developement, parenting and family well-being.

This brief summarizes two main questions:

  • the number and type of maltreatment episodes
  • the impact of Early Head Start on child and family involvement in the child welfare system

To read the full brief, click HERE.

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