Thursday, March 4, 2021
Service supports young families with evidence-based Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculum
Porter-Leath is excited to announce that its Cornerstone program is now available to families in Fayette County. Using the evidence-based Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculum, Cornerstone is an early childhood visitation program that works directly with prenatal mothers, as well as families with children from birth to age 5. Certified Parent Educators meet with caregivers and families twice a month to...
at Thursday, March 4, 2021
Porter-Leath’s Cornerstone program helps new parents become their child’s first teacher through the evidence-based Parents As Teachers curriculum. In addition to participating families receiving bi-weekly home visits from highly trained Parent Educators, they also engage in monthly meetings called “group connections” that offer opportunities for both parents and children to come together for peer-to-peer bonding and activities.
“Parents are provided a...
Meet three healthy,
happy sisters: K'liyah, 3 years old, Destiny, 23-months old, and 11-month old
Shanell. When K'liyah and Destiny were born, they
both were well below the normal healthy birth weight guideline of 5.5 lbs,
weighing in at just 3.13 lbs and 4.3 lbs respectively. Their mother Teresa
enrolled in Porter-Leath’s free Parents as Teachers home visitation program, or
as we call it, Cornerstone , four years ago while in the middle of her pregnancy