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Helping to Prevent Child Abuse--and Future Criminal Consequences: Hawai'i Healthy Start

NCJ Number
156216
Date Published
Publication Series
Annotation
Hawaii's Healthy Start program uses home visitors from the community to provide services to at-risk families and to specifically reduce family stress, improve family functioning and parenting skills, enhance child health and development, and prevent child abuse and neglect.
Abstract
This NIJ Program Focus report describes the Hawaii Healthy Start program, which uses home visitors from the community to provide services to at-risk families. Program goals are to reduce family stress and improve family functioning, improve parenting skills, enhance child health and development, and prevent abuse and neglect.
Date Created: September 23, 2010