Promotion of family wellness and prevention of child maltreatment: Which programs are effective?

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CECW Information Sheet #17E. Montreal, QC: Université de Montréal, École de service social.

The high reported incidence of child maltreatment has led to a wide range of programs aimed at promoting family wellness and preventing child maltreatment. A number of these programs have been evaluated to determine their effectiveness and to identify factors that contribute to their success. This information sheet describes the results of a meta-analysis of 56 evaluated programs designed to promote family wellness and prevent child maltreatment.

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