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Research-Reaching Underserved Children and Families: Lessons from the British Columbia Healthy Connections Project

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URL: https://childhealthpolicy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/RCY-Reaching-Underserved-Families-2021.12.11.pdf

"It is crucial to reach and support children and families who are coping with multiple adversities — yet many are defined by researchers and providers as “hard-to-reach” and therefore are underserved. The British Columbia Healthy Connections Project (BCHCP) entails a randomized controlled trial evaluating NurseFamily Partnership (NFP), an intensive home-visiting program for disadvantaged, young, first-time mothers and their children. The study team needed to sustain engagement with nearly 1,500 children and mothers for the two-and-a-half years of their participation."

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