NYSPEP'S mission is to promote and improve parenting education, in order to enhance parenting skills, knowledge and behavior.
Resources appearing on the website are provided for information purposes only and do not represent an endorsement by NYSPEP.
The Boston Basics Campaign is a citywide coalition of organizations and individuals working to make sure that every child gets a great start in life. The founding partners are the Black Philanthropy Fund, the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University, the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, the Boston Mayor’s Education Cabinet, WGBH Public Broadcasting, and Boston Children’s Museum.
Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8, assesses the research on parenting and strategies for supporting parenting with recommendations directed at an array of stakeholders for promoting the wide-scale adoption of effective programs and services for parents, July 2016: Parenting Matters Supporting Parents 0 to 8.pdf
Compendium of Parenting Interventions for families with children to age 5 includes: research base, cost, training requirements, duration, and intended outcomes, September 2015.
Implementing Parenting Interventions in Early Care and Education Settings: A Guidebook for Implementation includes how to assess organizational readiness and families’ needs, choosing interventions, and evaluation, September 2015.
Use of Research Evidence: Building Two-Way Streets A Children's Bureau video, with accompanying PDF transcript, explores new ways of thinking and steps to close the gap between research and practice, June 2014.
Creating a New Narrative: Collaborative and Effective Evaluation in Tribal Communities This Children's Bureau video, with accompanying PDF transcript, introduces a vision for the future of Tribal child welfare evaluation and a guide for developing culturally and scientifically rigorous evaluation, based on a workgroup of experts, June 2014.
Attachment Parenting International provides information for professionals and parents that help children develop secure attachments.
SAMHSA's Nation Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices are aimed at substance abuse and mental health interventions, and include parenting programs.
Resources in Parenting Education: Curricula Chart of evidence-based and commonly used group parenting education curricula, published January 2010: Resources in Parenting Education Curricula.pdf
What Works for Whom: Promising Practices in Parenting Education Report from Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs, 2008
Protective Factors Survey, pre-post evaluation tool from FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention.
FRIENDS Fact Sheet #16: Parent Education, National Resource Center for CBCAP, 2008: FRIENDS Fact Sheet 16 Parent Education.pdf
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-based Child Abuse Prevention Evaluation Logic Model Builder.
Best Practices for Parent Education Programs Seeking to Prevent Child Abuse, by Lisa C. Shannon, North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service: Best Practices for Parent Ed.pdf
Parent Training Programs: Insight for Practitioners, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; 2009.