CASITA: A Controlled Pilot Study of Community-Based Family Coaching to Stimulate Early Child Development in Lima, Peru

Authors Nelson, A.K. , Miller, A.C. , Munoz, M. , Rumaldo, N. , Kammerer, B. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Global, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

Children aged 6-24 months at risk of neurodevelopmental delay were enrolled with their caregivers in a 12-week parenting support intervention plus nutritional support. This community health worker-led intervention was found to improve the children’s communication, motor, and social skills in the study.