KIPS Blog: Parenting Assessment in Practice & Research

Count All Kids in Census 2020: Child Health & Schools Depend On it!

Get Kids & Families Ready for School. It’s All About Relationships!

How Can We Help Parents Cope with the Burden of Toxic Stress?

New Muppet Helps Kids and Families Talk About Foster Care

How-to Video: Serve & Return Parenting Builds Healthy Brains and Relationships

Listen to Children! Our Climate Needs Protection. Earth Day Is Everyday!

Protect Children, Reduce Impact of Neglect. Build Nurturing Parenting

Pediatricians Say Best Parenting Uses Positive Discipline

Five Ways to Prepare for a Baby as a Single Disabled Parent

Parenting Assessment Maps Interactions of Families of Children with Speech Delays

Do Cell Phones Enhance Parenting Interventions Over Long-Term?

Oprah: A New ACEs Champion

Mindfulness Builds Positive Parenting for Moms in Opioid Use Treatment

KIPS Proves Parenting Outcomes and Guides Program Improvement in PAT Program at Child Crisis Arizona

Parenting Matters! Guide to Effective Intervention

How Do Smartphones Impact Children’s Language Development?

Summer Safety Strategies: How to Protect Your Kids While Embracing the Outdoors

Autism Spectrum Disorder – No One-Size-Fits-All Approach

Parent Engagement Can Close School Readiness Gap: New Research Review

Investing in Early Years and Parenting Are Key for Lifelong Success

Tips for Supporting ESL Staff with Online Parenting Assessment Training

Good News: US Policy Changes Reflect Parenting Research!

Congratulations! Uncle Sam Believes Your Support for Quality Parenting Matters

Is Quality Parenting More Like Gardening or Carpentry?

Survey and Observational Assessments Not Correlated in CPS & Court-Involved Families: Implications for Services

A “Collapse of Parenting” Needs to Be Assessed Carefully

Go Beyond Child Welfare; Support Child & Family Well-Being

Is ACEs Screening for Parents Helpful?

Adverse Childhood Experiences:  ACEs Screening for Children?

Parents and Practitioners: Need Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorder?

The Triple P Child Welfare Controversy: A Measure of Hope

Infant Mental Health Awareness - Conference UK June 2016

E-toys vs. Books, Blocks: New Study Shows Impact on Parent-Child Interaction

Talk About Parenting? How to Open the Conversation

Child Poverty’s Impact on Our Future

Positive Parenting Leads to Infant/Toddler Mental Health

New Rich Resource for Fatherhood Information: Father Facts 7

Parenting Assessment Shows Family Success in PAT Programs

New Book: How Brief Personality Assessment Can Guide Better Parenting

How to Include Fathers in Family Services: Messages, Contacts, Skills

Ten Tips for Making Family Services Work for Dads

Dads Matter Too! Engaging Fathers in Parenting Services

Can Parents Promote Resilience in Their Children?

What’s Wrong with “Home Visiting”? New Research Says . . .

Excited about Smart Start and Sharing Parenting Assessment Experiences!

Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention Month: An Authoritative Video Resource

How Can Parents’ Behavior Prevent Narcissism & Build Self-Esteem? New Research

Capturing Teachable Parenting Moments Using Video

Resilient Children in Foster/Adoptive Care? Parenting Is Key

Choosing Video Equipment for Family Services & Parenting Assessment

Mindfulness Based Parenting for Mothers in Substance Abuse Treatment

Nobel Laureate Fights for Parenting Programs at White House Summit

Parenting’s Role On the Rise at White House Summit on Early Education

Parents Need Evidenced-Based Advice: A Modest Proposal

What Does Gratitude Have to Do with Parenting Assessment?

Closing the Word Gap is Not Enough. It Takes Quality Interactions

How to Rise to the Parenting Assessment Reliability Scoring Challenge

Research: Triple P, Disabilities, Parent Assessments & Prevention

Teaching What Works for Children at Parenting University

Innovative Program for Families Affected by Domestic Violence

Introducing Assessments to Parents Calls for Building Trust

Parenting Assessments: Rejoice in Funding! Prevent Agony of Rejection

How We Engage Fathers as Co-Parents with Their Babies

Invest in Parenting Now! Babies Can't Wait!

Challenges for Parenting Programs in Closing the Parenting Divide

Brookings: The Parenting Divide Limits Children’s Development

Parenting Assessment Supports Families as Lifelong Educators

Promoting Family Engagement in Children’s Learning in the Community

Measuring What Matters Report: Assessing Parenting Promotes Funding

How Children Benefit From Playing Outdoors

Smart Start: News from the Cutting Edge of Child and Family Services

Communicating Parental Love through Physical Interaction

My CPS Caseworker Went from Threat to Mentor via Parenting Assessment

Child Abuse and Neglect’s Impact Lasts a Lifetime: Prevention Is Key

Parenting Services Burnout: How It Happens & How to Prevent It

Autism: Early Identification and How Assessing Parenting Can Help

How Parenting Assessment Impressed Our EHS Monitoring Reviewer

Parenting Rather Than Breastfeeding Promotes School Readiness: New Research

How Parenting Assessment Saved My Family After Abuse

Parenting, Poverty & Race: Reflections of a Former Black Teen Mom

Messages that Work for Home Visiting & Parenting Programs

Parenting Assessment as GPS: How and Why to Set Limits with Children

Using Parenting Assessment to Support Court-Involved Families

Home Visiting’s Role in Supporting Parents in Addressing Toxic Stress

Can Parental Love Solve Our Children's Biggest Problem?

Measuring What Works for Children: CLASS™ for School & KIPS for Home

How Parenting Can Win the War on Poverty

Why Parenting Assessment Training & Certification Matters to Children

New Research: Family Risk Factors Impair Parenting & Child Outcomes

Parental Adversity, Brain Development & Early Intervention

Promoting Quality Parenting Prevents Obesity

Pediatric Practice Parenting Groups Prevent Behavior Problems

Brief Parenting Intervention +Cell Phones Improves Parenting Outcomes

Research: Parenting Buffers Brain’s Hippocampus from Poverty’s Impact

Research: Family Partnerships Don’t Predict Preschooler Learning?

How Parenting Assessments Can Help Depressed Parents

How Assessing Parenting Helps Parents Help Children Succeed in School

Parenting Assessment Promotes Partnership with Parents Seeking Help

Is 23% of Parenting Really Due to Children’s Genes?

Assessing Parent-Child Relationships Through the Lens of Attachment

Brookings: A Parenting Gap Causes the Achievement Gap!

Finding the Right Parenting Assessment Tool for Family Services

Parenting Assessment Raises Family Engagement

Seeing is Believing: Assessing Parenting Requires the Right Tools

Parenting Assessment - Guide Parents to Promote Children’s Success

How to Improve Attachment with Parenting Assessment

Learning Language: Word # Matters, but Parenting Quality Matters More

Parenting Training Yields Dramatic Increases in Head Start Outcomes

Nobel Prize Winner Calls for Assessing Parenting Quality

Assessing Parenting to Develop Character: Optimism and Curiosity

Assessing Parenting to Develop: Social Intelligence & Gratitude

Assessing Parenting to Develop Character: Grit, Self-Control & Zest

Parenting and Character Development

Assessing Parenting for Better Partnerships & Parent-Child Interaction

Promoting Change: Parenting Assessment & Motivational Interviewing

The Power of Play in Assessing Parenting

Assessing Parenting in Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

Assessing Parenting Helped Me Improve My Own Parenting

Assessing Healthy Families America’s Parenting Outcomes

UK Proposes Universal Assessment of Parenting. Is It a Good Idea?

Does Playing Outdoors Improve Parent-Child Interaction?

Logic Model + Parenting Assessment = Program Funding

Lure Program Funding by Assessing Parenting

Parenting Assessment Guides PAT Program Improvement at MyChild’sReady

Using Parenting Assessment in Early Head Start Supervision

What’s the Measure of Parenting? Happiness vs. Meaning

Good News for Funding at the Pew Home Visiting Summit

Early Head Start Site Reviewers Support Assessing Parenting

Bill Gates on Measuring Progress & Importance of Parenting Assessment

Early Head Start School Readiness: It’s All About Relationships

Parenting Assessment: Powerful Questions - Powerful Results

Assessing What Matters to Parents as Teachers Families & Children

Child Abuse Prevention Task Force Report: What’s Working?

Assessing How Parents Promote Curiosity to Build a Fulfilling Life

Seven Reasons to Use Video for Parenting Assessment

Supervision: Key to Making Parenting Assessment Matter to Children

Parenting Assessment Shines Light on What Makes Babies Thrive

Parenting’s Role in Combating Disparities in Health & Development

Parenting and Head Start/Early Head Start Renewal and Recompetition

Head Start/Early Head Start: Renew & Compete with Parenting Outcomes

Parenting Means Put Away Smartphones; Play and Read With Your Kids!

Measuring Parenting to Promote Quality Improvement in Family Services

Choosing the Right Parenting Assessment Tool to Delight Your Funders

Assessing What Matters Most to Children: Parenting

Modeling Receiving Feedback to Improve Parenting Outcomes

Before Starting Parenting Assessments Model Receiving Feedback

Parenting Assessment Feedback: Step #6 Be Specific and Prescriptive

Parenting Assessment Feedback: Step #5 Having a Helping Spirit

Parenting Assessment Feedback: Step #4 Being Interactive and Flexible

6 Steps to Parent Feedback Success: #3 Improvement and Future Focus

6 Steps to Parent Feedback Success: #2 Protecting Self-Esteem

6 Steps to Parent Feedback Success: #1 A Thoughtful Strategy

Parenting Assessment: Discovering Strengths and Beyond

Parenting Assessment Feedback That Works: Step 1 Self Evaluation