Generated by the 2021-22 Building Legal-Problem-Solving Capacity in the Early Childhood Sector Learning CommunityLegal-Problem-Solving-and-Flourishing-Interactive-Single-Page
This month a new DULCE paper was published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Entitled Cross-Sector Approach Expands Screening and Addresses Health-Related Social Needs in Primary Care, the paper presents data collected at 5 DULCE sites that shows:
- an increase in family engagement with well-child visits; and
- reliable detection of, and responses to, health-related social needs disclosed by families.
Read the paper lead-authored by MaryCatherine Arbour here, as well as a companion blog post published by the Center for the Study of Social Policy.
in Preventive Health Care for Families with Young Children (2020)
This brief, sixth in a series, reports on the multisite implementation of the preventive legal partnership component of Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone (DULCE).JPB-Research-Brief-6-Legal-Support
The Project DULCE intervention led to improvements in preventive health care delivery and utilization and accelerated access to concrete supports among low-income families.
Project DULCE is a universal intervention emphasizing concrete supports and improving parent knowledge of child development and parenting. It is cost-effective, efficient, and suitable for widespread replication.
The Project DULCE intervention generated reduced emergency department utilization, enhanced adherence to preventive care, and greater access to concrete supports.DULCE-poster-6.22.17