The Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process (QEIP) helps ensure that PAT affiliates are achieving fidelity to the PAT model and delivering high quality services - truly making a difference in the lives of children and families.
The Parents as Teachers Essential Requirments and Quality Standards are the basis for the QEIP. Affiliates that earn the Endorsement are recognized by Parents as Teachers National Center as exemplary affiliates, delivering high quality services to children and families.
There are 20 PAT Essential Requirements which affiliates are required to meet 75% of each requirement to obtain and maintain endorsement. Some of these Essential Requirements include visit frequency, child screenings, family goal setting, connecting families to resources, and child well visits and immunizations.