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Child Parent Enrichment Project (CPEP)

Last Updated: October 2012

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Reductions in Child Maltreatment Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate

Barth, R. P. (1991). An experimental evaluation of in-home child abuse prevention services. Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 15(4), 363-75.
Additional Source:

Barth, R. P., Hacking, S., & Ash, J. R. (1988). Preventing child abuse: An experimental evaluation of the Child Parent Enrichment Project. Journal of Primary Prevention, 8(4), 201-217.

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Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Need care (child welfare) No Effect Reassigned sample 6 months 191 mothers Unadjusted mean = 2.08 Unadjusted mean = 2.06 MD= 0.02 Not statistically significant, p > 0.05 HomVEE = 0.071 Secondary

1 High score equals unfavorable.

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Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Health (child welfare) The rating from minor to serious of eight common medical conditions (e.g., virus, rash, diarrhea) that the infant experienced. Parent/caregiver report Not applicable Secondary