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Project DULCE Implementation Manual 

Table of Contents

1. Overview

A. Guiding Principles / History
B. Logic Model
C. DULCE Intervention
D. DULCE Intervention Model
E. Social Ecological Model

2. Getting Started

A. Patient-Centered Medical Home

B. DULCE Partners

C. Required Resources

3. Required Training for DULCE Family Specialists

A. Strategies for Supporting Early Brain Development 
B. Parenting/Child Development
C. Concrete Supports
D. Assessment Toolbox

4. DULCE Intervention

A. Identifying Eligible Families
B. Creating the Relationship with the Family

C. Partnering with the Family

D. Family’s Next Steps

5. Family Assessment Queries

A. Trigger Questions
B. Screening Questions 

6. Project DULCE Research

A. Plan 
B. Challenges in Implementing Project & How Addressed

7. Evaluation of Implementation

A. Evaluation Summary
B. Lessons Learned
C. Dissemination/Communication about the Project with the Broader Community
D. Sustaining the Project

8. PowerPoint Presentations

A. Parenting/Child Development

B. Concrete Supports

9. Appendices

A. DULCE Activity Log
B. DULCE Family Profile
C. DULCE Checklists (7 checklists: one for each Visit, Income, Housing & Utilities)
D. Healthy Steps Temperament Scales: English and Spanish

10. Parent Handouts: English and Spanish

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Call: 617.414.7425
Fax: 617.414.7915
Email: projectdulce@bmc.org


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Pediatrics - Project DULCE
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88 East Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118


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