Programs that Work
Children Ready for School
Children ages 0 to 5 exhibiting age-appropriate mental and physical development
Age of Child
Early Childhood (0-8)
Type of Setting
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Child Abuse and Neglect
Cognitive Development / School Performance
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Family Check-Up is a parent-centered, preventative program model to help parents address problem behaviors in young children before these behaviors become more serious or problematic. The Family Check-Up model uses motivational enhancement strategies to support four stages of intervention: the initial interview, the family assessment, feedback to parents, and follow-up.
The Family Check-Up program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: