Parents as Teachers Home-Visiting

Parents as Teachers provides home-visits that focus on:

  • The parent-child relationship because relationships are the foundation of learning.
  • Parenting that takes into account the needs of children at different developmental stages.
  • The well-being of the entire family.

Parents As Teachers Program Hightlighted in HSC Newsroom

The UNM CDD Parents As Teachers Program has an article about it's excellent services in the UNM HSC Newsroom.

“Many of the families we serve from low-income backgrounds are socially isolated, or in need of information on child development and guidance on developmentally appropriate parenting,” says Dámaris Donado, clinical manager and acting director of prevention services. “We provide trauma-informed services, research-based curriculum education, and a connection to community resources.”

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We believe…

  • A child’s most important development occurs during the first few years of life.
  • Parents are their child’s first and most important teacher.
  • You can support your child in their growth.

Parents as Teachers offers…

  • Trained parent educators to work with families in their homes.
  • Personalized caregiver information and support to fit a family’s needs, concerns & hopes.
  • Health and developmental screenings to assess the needs of the family.
  • Group connections to meet other families enrolled in the program.
  • Assistance locating and accessing community resources.

Contact Us

Damaris Donado, MA, LCSW, IMH-E (II)
Clinical Manager
(505) 925-7899

Kayla Miller
Administrative Assistant 2
(505) 272-2271

FAX: (505) 272-8988