Parents for Parents Outcome Evaluation: Additional Examination of Case Outcomes and Racial Differences

September 1, 2013

Peer-to-peer models have been demonstrated a successful intervention in a variety of disciplines. The Parent for Parent (P4P) model uses veteran parents to assist families that are just entering the dependency system navigate through it with the goal of successfully getting their children returned home. This model was adopted and developed in King County Washington that seeks to assist families who are in the middle of child abuse and neglect (dependency) cases. Previous process and outcome evaluations have demonstrated sucess in King County. This evaluation sought to explore the differences in case outcomes by program participation and racial groups.