Family Spirit<sup>&reg</sup> Targeted Outcomes

The model aims to (1) increase parenting knowledge and skills; (2) address maternal psychosocial risk factors that could interfere with positive child-rearing (such as drug and alcohol use, depression, low education, unemployment, and intimate partner violence); (3) promote optimal physical, cognitive, and social and emotional development for children ages birth to 3 years; (4) prepare children for early school success; (5) ensure children receive recommended well-child visits and health care; (6) link families to community services to address specific needs; and (7) promote parents’ and children’s life skills and behavioral outcomes across the lifespan.