KIPS Blog: Parenting Assessment in Practice & Research

Parenting’s Role in Combating Disparities in Health & Development

Posted by Phil Gordon on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 @ 03:58 PM


A recent article by Dr. Jack Shonkoff in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, entitled  Leveraging the Biology of Adversity to Address the Roots of Disparities in Health and Development  stresses the importance of parenting and the use of assessments in combating chronic medical and developm ental challenges for children at risk. 
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Tags: parenting outcomes, parenting behavior, Parenting Assessment, disparities, adverse experiences/toxic stress, child health,development, learning