Nurturing Parenting® Program Peer Reviewed Publications

Beck Aguilera, N., Thompson, P., Patterson, D., Lucio, R., Springer, D., & Ochocki, S. (2023). Improving current functioning and preventing future abuse: Exploring outcomes of the nurturing parenting program with adolescents. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 104(3), 278–291. 

Brock, D. J. P., Marek, L. I., Matteo-Kerney, C., & Bagby, T. (2013). Open groups: Adaptations in implementing a parent training program. Health promotion perspectives, 3(2), 230. DOI: 10.5681/hpp.2013.026.


Camp, J. M., & Finkelstein, N. (1997). Parenting training for women in residential substance abuse treatment: Results of a demonstration project. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 14(5), 411-422.


Cowen, P. S. (2001). Effectiveness of a parent education intervention for at-risk families. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nursing, 6(2), 73–82.


Devall, E. L. (2004). Positive Parenting for High-Risk Families. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 96(4), 22–28.


Greeno, E. J., Cosgrove, J. A., & Lee, B. R. (2021). The evaluation of a Nurturing parenting program implemented by child welfare workers. Children and Youth Services Review, 127, 106118.


Estefan, L., Coulter, M., VandeWeerd, C., Armstrong, M., & Gorski, P. (2013). Relationships Between Stressors and Parenting Attitudes in a Child Welfare Parenting Program. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 22(2), 199–208.


Hodnett, R. H., Faulk, K., Dellinger, A., & Maher, E. (2009). Evaluation of the statewide implementation of a parent education program in Louisiana's child welfare agency: The Nurturing Parenting Program for infants, toddlers, and pre-school children. Seattle, WA: Casey Family Foundations.


Maher, E. J., Marcynyszyn, L. A., Corwin, T. W., & Hodnett, R. (2011). Dosage matters: The relationship between participation in the Nurturing Parenting Program for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and subsequent child maltreatment. Children and Youth Services Review, 33(8), 1426-1434.

Montanez, M., Devall, E., & VanLeeuwen, D. M. (2010). Social capital: Strengthening Mexican-American families through parenting education. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 102(3), 27–33.