Parenting the 1st Year Evaluation

What are the Parenting the 1st Year Newsletters?

  • A 12-issue set of eight page newsletters, each keyed to a specific month in an infant’s first year of life.
  • Written by University of Wisconsin-Extension with the dual aim of preventing abusive parenting and encouraging competent parenting.

Why evaluate the newsletters?

  • Evaluations tell us if the newsletters are achieving their goal of promoting competent parenting
  • Demonstrations of effectiveness encourage continuing support from community collaborators

How can I conduct an evaluation?

  • Evaluations involve a multiple-step process. The following four memos guide the process and provide the necessary materials for conducting evaluations:

What products will I have when I’m finished?