Parent Supports@100%: Innovation 3
Engaging the Private Sector
The projects presented in the ten innovations areas are all designed to address barriers to vital services. Action teams should review all projects and prioritize those that have the best chance of addressing the barriers identified in the 100% New Mexico countywide survey. Your collaborative and result-focused local work is nothing less than heroic.
Project: Parent Supports.3.1
Project 1: The “cool technology of our parenting future” project
In some rural areas without a seamless system of parent support systems, some parent advocates are experimenting with telesupport, not unlike what health care providers are doing. You will want to review the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), part of which includes a “virtual” home visitation process.
Triple P: Positive Parenting Program: https://aae.how/191
Project: Parent Supports.3.2
Project 2: The “our boss will support that” project
The idea of a private company giving an employee a free bus pass is nothing new, but it may be new for employers to provide a subsidy for some forms of parent supports. Sometimes an employer might include a special program for parents as part of a benefits package. This would be an innovation to present to your chamber of commerce and local elected leadership.