Hispanic Children

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up: Culturally Responsive Approaches to Support Latino Families and Home Visitors

1:00pm - November 28, 2022 thru 2:00pm - November 28, 2022 | Timezone: US/Eastern
National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
Registration Deadline: November 28, 2022
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November 28, 2022
 1 PM | ET

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC), to build resilience in families and communities for infants and toddlers between birth and 4 years of age. ABC is an evidenced-based home-visiting program that partners with parents to support young children exposed to early adversity. 


•Describe the Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up home visiting program.

•Understand how to balance maintaining fidelity to the model and culturally and linguistically responsive home visiting.

•Develop an understanding of culturally responsive efforts to support Latino families and home visitors.



Marta Benito-Gomez is a Research Associate in the Families and Children Policy Area at MDRC. She closely collaborates with the Attachment & Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC) Program at the University of Delaware where she completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship. She received her doctoral and master’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). Dr. Benito-Gomez is a trainer and supervisor of the ABC Intervention and coordinates cultural adaptations of ABC to diverse contexts and efforts directed towards supporting bilingual parent coaches. She is interested in the dissemination, implementation, and cultural adaptation of evidence-based programs that support children and their families, in particular those from low-income communities facing multiple adversities.