The Future of Parenting Programs: III Uptake and Scale

Pia Rebello Britto, Robert H. Bradley, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Liliana A. Ponguta, Linda Richter, Jennifer A. Kotler

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SYNOPSIS: This article focuses on the demand side of parenting programs, in addition to the traditionally studied supply side and argues that a path to scale of parenting programs must align and equally acknowledge supply and demand side domains and characteristics, whereas historically they are addressed in silos. Evidence suggests that a core set of factors such as policy and contextual affordances and personal characteristics, skills, and motivations influence entry and engagement. For effective scaling, the article argues for the synergy between systems coherence, workforce, governance, and social-political mobilization of parents.Objective.Design.Results.Conclusions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-275
Number of pages18
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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