Colorado Parent and Child Foundation: Evaluation Report

Program/Intervention: 
Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
Implementing Organization: 
The Colorado Parent and Child Foundation
Intermediary(s): 
Mile High United Way (MHUW)
Summary: 

The Colorado Parent and Child Foundation (CPCF) administers two evidence-based early childhood home visiting programs that aim to accomplish the vision that parents are their child’s first and most influential teachers who prepare children for success in school and life. The two programs—Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)— together are administered to families of children age birth through kindergarten entry in 36 programs throughout Colorado. Parents as Teachers also serves women throughout pregnancy.

CNCS Program(s): 
Social Innovation Fund
CNCS Focus Area(s): 
Youth Development (SIF)
Age(s) Studied: 
0-5 (Early childhood)
Focus Population(s)/Community(s): 
Low Income
Outcomes Category(s): 
School Readiness
Study Type(s): 
Implementation
Outcomes
Study Design(s): 
Non-Experimental
Level of Evidence: 
Preliminary
Evaluator: 
Butler Institute for Families at the University of Denver
Year Published: 
2015
Date Posted Online: 
April 13, 2016
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