Outcomes

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Parents' confidence and competence in their parenting skills are increased when a HealthySteps® Specialist is there to help guide them. 

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Evaluating The Impact

HealthySteps® Families

In Colorado, HealthySteps® sites are located across the state serving a full range of communities and families. Although HealthySteps® is a population-based model that can be integrated into any pediatric primary care practice, HealthySteps® sites serve a high number of families with at least one of six risk factors that indicate a greater need for family support to promote healthy child development.

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Click to learn about Colorado HealthySteps families.

 

HealthySteps® Outcomes

HealthySteps® is an evidence-based, team-based program that has demonstrated positive outcomes for children and their families. For example, national evaluations have shown that:

  • Children enrolled in HealthySteps® are more likely to receive timely well-child visits, screenings and vaccinations.

 

(To learn more about national evaluations of the HealthySteps® program, visit the national website.)

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Click to learn about HealthySteps in Colorado well-child visits.

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Click to learn about HealthySteps in Colorado outcomes.

HealthySteps® is making a difference for children and families in Colorado as well. Since 2013, HealthySteps® has served more than 2,852 Colorado children. Enrolled families have the opportunity to receive services and support from HealthySteps® Specialists at 13 well-child visits during the first three years of a child's life.

As a result, a high percentage of HealthySteps® families receive recommended child development screenings and ongoing support for common parenting challenges.

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You can bring the lifelong benefits of early identification to all Colorado children.

(720) 333-1351

8801 E. Hampden Ave, Suite 106

Denver, CO 80231

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ZERO TO THREE® is a national nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers with the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development. HealthySteps® is a program of ZERO TO THREE®.