New Parent Support Program (NPSP)
|Publication Date:||13 June 2012|
PURPOSE. This Instruction, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02 (Reference (a)), reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 6400.05 (Reference (b)) and establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the NPSP, a standardized secondary prevention program under the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) to prevent child abuse and neglect.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Expectant parents and parents of children from birth to 3 years of age who are eligible to receive treatment in military medical treatment facilities on either a fee-paying or a non-fee-paying basis.