Each program that Parent Possible promotes and supports utilizes an evidence-based model, backed by research that shows consistent results.
HIPPY and PAT have both been included in a list of only seven models that meet the highest level of requirements for evidence-based programming under the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program under the Affordable Care Act. HIPPY and PAT were named to the list of seven following a systematic analysis of 8,200 research studies by an external national research firm.
HIPPY and PAT have received numerous citations on legitimized third-party evidence-based registries, most notably:
- Listed as “What Works” in Child Trends Guide to Effective Programs for Children and Youth: Lifecourse Interventions to Nurture Kids Successfully: Home Visiting (HIPPY, PAT)
- Listed as a “Model Program” by OJDP Strengthening America’s Families: Effective Family Programs for Prevention of Delinquency (HIPPY, PAT)
- Included as a Program with a Strong Evidence Base (HIPPY) and as a Program with a Promising Evidence Base (PAT) in the Rand Corporation report “Early Childhood Interventions: Proven Results, Future Promise”
- Included as a Promising Program with a focus on family well-being and self-sufficiency in SECPTAN’s “Up and Running: A compendium of Multi-Site Early Childhood Initiatives” (HIPPY, PAT)
- Featured as an effective model program benefitting parents, children, and communities by the Child Welfare League of America (PAT)
- Listed as an effective prevention program for child abuse and neglect which promotes healthy families by the Child Welfare Information Gateway (PAT)
- Listed as a “Best Practice” for parent and family-based interventions to prevent youth violence by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and control (HIPPY)