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Parenting Program Evaluation: Monrovia, Liberia

Project Objectives

The purpose of this project is to evaluate a parenting intervention implemented across five communities in Monrovia, Liberia in collaboration with the International Rescue Committee. Caregivers of children ages 3 to 5 will be enrolled in the study and randomly assigned to one of three conditions: (1) a group parenting intervention focused on behavioral parent training skills, (2) the group intervention paired with home visits, or (3) a waitlist control group. The trial will measure the impact of the intervention on caregiving behaviors, such as use of corporal punishment, and child well-being.

Project Policy Impact Description

Results will inform the development and improvement of family-based interventions in low-resource urban contexts.

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Collaborators

  • International Rescue Committee

Project Status

Ongoing

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