2018 Parents as Teachers Evaluation Parent Possible

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In 2017-18, Parent Possible worked with the OMNI Institute to conduct an analysis of the evaluation data gathered from 28 sites delivering the Parents as Teachers (PAT) program throughout Colorado. Evaluation instruments were administered twice and include a parent-report survey; home visitor observations of parent child interaction; and home visitor assessments of children’s school readiness. … Read more >

2018 Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Evaluation Parent Possible

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In 2017-18, Parent Possible worked with the OMNI Institute to conduct an analysis of the evaluation data gathered from 7 sites delivering the Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program throughout Colorado. Evaluation instruments were administered twice and include a parent-report survey; home visitor observations of parent child interaction; and home visitor assessments … Read more >

Colorado Family Resource Center Association: Family Pathways and CFSA 2.0 Evaluation Report

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The purpose of the Family Resource Center Association Evaluation Report is to present information on families served by Family Resource Centers through the Family Pathways, including their demographic characteristics and services received; and family outcomes following family support services including gains in areas vital for safe, stable, and thriving families, and that protect children from … Read more >

Early Learning Ventures Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Model

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In 2015, Early Learning Ventures (ELV) received a federal Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) grant, which enabled ELV to provide comprehensive services to 240 children under three years old by partnering with 32 child care providers across four counties in Colorado. After just one year of EHS-CCP implementation, providers partnering with ELV experienced stronger … Read more >

SafeCare Colorado- Final Report

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SafeCare® is an evidence-based in-home parent education program designed for high risk families with children birth to five. The program in Colorado is currently piloting in 11 community-based agencies serving 39 counties and two tribal nations. SafeCare Colorado (SCC) is designed to be home based, voluntary, and preventive. The Kempe Center for the Prevention and … Read more >

Parental History of Adversity and Child Well-Being: Insights from Colorado

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In this report, we utilize data from the Adverse Childhood Experiences module of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and from a linked state initiated Child Health Survey to evaluate the impacts of parental history of adversity not only on their own adult health, but on the current health and well-being of their children. These … Read more >

Colorado Community Response-Overview of Preliminary Evaluation Results

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Colorado Community Response (CCR) is a voluntary child maltreatment prevention pilot program implemented over the past three years as part of the Governor’s Keeping Children Safe and Families Healthy 2.0 Plan. Goals are to increase economic security and build protective factors to prevent child neglect and abuse in low-income families. Key findings from this overview … Read more >

The Colorado READ Act Data Dashboard

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The Colorado Reading to Ensure Academic Development Act (READ Act) focuses on early literacy development for all students with special attention for students at-risk for not achieving reading proficiency by third grade. Importantly, the READ Act focuses on identifying students with significant reading deficiencies (SRD), engaging parents in the development of reading improvement plans, and … Read more >

Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences

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Characteristics of Colorado’s Medicaid Expansion Clients and Comparisons of Care Utilization Experiences This report examines six dimensions of the Medicaid expansion population in Colorado, including:  demographic characteristics for the expansion population compared to traditional Medicaid eligibility category populations; pregnancy and childbirth care experiences of adults in the expansion and non-expansion eligibility categories; and utilization of … Read more >

Colorado Nurse-Family Partnership 2017 Annual Evaluation Report

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The report provides an overview of the Nurse-Family Partnership program in Colorado.  The report provides demographic information on the clients served, client outcomes, return on investment, who manages the program and how the program is funded. The Executive Summary can be found HERE. Published by: Invest In Kids Published date: February 2018