The parent component

Why include parents?

ImPACT = Informed Parents and Children Together

  • A 90-minute HIV prevention program for parents or guardians
  • Delivered to parents/guardians and youth in their home, one family at a time by the facilitator/group leader
  • Guided by Parental Monitoring Theory and Theory of Parenting
  • Includes:
    • basic HIV information
    • a culturally-appropriate video stressing parental monitoring and communication
    • a parent/guardian resource guide