Child Welfare

Research: How Early Head Start Prevents Child Maltreatment

November 01, 2018 | Emily Taylor

Child Trends has published a research-to-practice brief on a study on the role of programs that serve families with infants and toddlers like Early Head Start (EHS) in reducing child abuse and neglect. The study found that participating families had positive short-term outcomes that led to lower risk of child welfare involvement in the future. The brief also includes recommendations for early childhood programs.

Read the research brief»