Parents as Teachers Home Visitation Program
What is "Parents as Teachers?"
Parents as Teachers is an early childhood parent education and family support program that can serve families from pregnancy until age three. The program provides parents with child development information and parenting support.
What do Families Receive?
Home Visits: once a month, a Parent Educator will share age appropriate child development and parenting information, help you learn to observe your child, and address your parenting concerns.
Group Connections: join other parents to learn and share information on parenting issues and child development.
Screenings: during home visits or at the parent’s request, children are screened for hearing, language, nutrition, motor, intellectual, and social development.
Resource Network: help families identify and connect with community resources.
For more information about the Parents as Teachers program, download the brochure or call (208) 737-5966.
All children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential.
To provide the information, Support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.
Increase parent knowledge, improve parenting practices
Provide early detection of delays
Prevent child abuse and neglect
Increase school readiness and school success