Parent Trust bases program outcome measures on the best available research and evidence. Each of our research-based programs have specific benchmarks for success and related achievement rates.
Parent Trust for Washington Children has invested over 300 staff hours consulting with leading evaluators and researchers to provide accurate and thorough program outcome measures.
We measure all our programs for their efficacy in providing new skills and knowledge to create stronger families, ensure family bonding, creating healthy early brain development in children, enhancing early learning and preventing child abuse and neglect.
Parent Trust for Washington Children’s ongoing Outcomes Evaluations utilize surveys filled out periodically by program participants.
These surveys measure critical Protective Factors that research has shown decreases the risk of maltreatment and dysfunction in the home:
- Increase of social support networks for the family
- Increase in applied family management skills and knowledge of normal child development
- Increase in life management skills