Pre-Post Test Design Studies

Pre-Post is essentially administering the AAPI and NSCS before a Nurturing Parenting Program begins and when it ends to measure statistically significant gains made by the parents. This is a basic research design.

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Alvy, K. & Steele, M., "AT&T sponsored Nurturing Parenting Program for Teen Parents" Research Report, 1992
Bavolek, S., Keene, R., Miranda, G., Radcliff, J. Prevention and Early Intervention Component of Imperial County, "Implementation of the Nurturing Parenting Programs with Latino Families in Imperial County, California." 3 year report. June 2009 - July 2012. January 4, 2013
Bavolek, S.J., "Nurturing the Families of Hawaii: Program to Build Nurturing Parenting Skills for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect." Final Report for FY 2008-09 submitted to Department of Human Services, Honolulu, HI. August, 2009
Bavolek, S.J., "Nurturing the Families of Hawaii: Three Year Program to Build Nurturing Parenting Skills for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect." Final Report for FY 2005-08 submitted to the Department of Human Services, HI. February, 2009
Bavolek, S.J., "Building Nurturing Parenting Skills in Teen Parents: A Validation of the Nurturing Program for Teen Parents" Research Report, 1987
Bavolek, S.J., "Validation of the Nurturing Program for Parents and Adolescents: Building Nurturing Interactions in Families Experiencing Parent-Adolescent Conflict" Research Report, Winter 1987
Bavolek, S.J., "Validation of the Nurturing Parenting Program for Parents and Children Birth to Five Years: Increasing the Nurturing Parenting Skills of Families in Head Start" Research Report, 1985
Bavolek, S.J., Henderson, H.L., and Shultz, B.B., "Reducing Chronic Neglect in Utah" Research Report, 1987
Baxter, R. & Chara, K., "The Nurturing Parenting Program: Evidence for the Success of a Parenting Program" Research Report, 1995
Cowen, P.S., "Effectiveness of a Parent Education Intervention for At-Risk Families." Journal of the Society for Pediatric Nursing, 6 (2), 73-82, 2001
Daire, Andrew P., Greenridge, Wendy L., Johnson, Nicola, The University of Central Florida, "Parental Attitudes and Behaviors of Participants in the Nurturing Father’s Program." 2014
Daire, Andrew P., Greenridge, Wendy L., The University of Central Florida , "A Cross Cultural Investigation of the Nurturing Father’s Program Outcomes."
Devall, E., "Positive Parenting for High-Risk Families." Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 96(4), 2004
Geoffrey Zehnacker, B.A., Sean E. Brotherson, Ph.D., & Amy Tichy, B.A. North Dakota State University – Fargo, ND., "Nurturing Parenting Program in North Dakota. Project Overview and Year-End Report for 2016-2017." March 2018
Houston, N., "Evaluation of a Family-Centered Parenting Program for Culturally Diverse High-Risk Families." Nova Southeastern University. January, 2008
International Rescue Committee, Research and Validation, "Family based intervention against child abuse and neglect for young parents involved in a youth and livelihoods program in Liberia: A Pilot project to build evidence around the potential for parenting skills training to protect children from abuse, neglect and exploitation." International Rescue Committee. www.rescue.org. New York, NY. November 2011
Matlak, S., "A quantitative Analysis of Pikes Peak Family Connections Nurturing Parenting Program" Research Report, 2003
Montañez, M., Devall, E., VanLeeuwen, D., "Social Capital: Strengthening Mexican-American Families Through Parenting Education" Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 102, NO. 3, 2010
Vespo, J.E., Capece, D., Behforooz, B., "Effects of the Nurturing Curriculum (Developing Nurturing Skills K-12 School-Based Curricula®) on Social, Emotional, and Academic Behaviors in Kindergarten Classrooms" Abstract, 2002
Welinske, D., "Solano County California Family Strengthening Program" Final Report, 2003