First Teacher

 

An Introduction to First Teacher


Mission

The First Teacher: Home Visiting work unit utilizes three national models: Nurse Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, and Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) that collectively focus on six areas: - Improving maternal physical and mental health - Reducing physical abuse - Improving treatment of children (including health and nutrition) - Promoting economic self-sufficiency for families - Educating families on how to use the resources that are available to them in their area - Promoting school readiness

Impact on Infant Mortality


Statewide Overview of Home Visiting Services in Alabama