Parents are among the most important people in the lives of young children. They need the necessary information and tools to support their role as parents and to promote their children's healthy development. Some agencies and organizations offer interventions that are designed to help parents learn more about effective parenting practices.
What makes an intervention likely to be effective? Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8 (2016), a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, identifies elements that are common in effective interventions.
More information can be found in Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8 (2016). Click links or graphics in the slides to go to specific sections of the report to learn more. A PDF of the entire report can be downloaded free of charge here.