Maine Revised Statutes

§262. Home visiting

1. Voluntary universal home visiting program.   The department, as permitted by the availability of funds, shall offer a voluntary universal home visiting program for new families with children from the prenatal stage of development through 5 years of age, regardless of family income level. The home visiting program must incorporate the following principles:
A. Healthy and strong parent-child attachment; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
B. Physical and behavioral health of the family; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
C. Reduced incidence of child abuse and neglect; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
D. Positive and creative learning environments for the child; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
E. Effective and positive parenting; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
F. Parental competencies and self-confidence; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
G. Reducing family isolation through community linkages; [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
H. School readiness; and [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
I. Family self-sufficiency. [2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 683, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).

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