Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Learn More about Effective Home Visiting Models

Commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services(HHS), the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness(HomVee) review was intended to provide an assessment of existing home visiting models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5. All of the extensive home visiting research is available online through a user-friendly website. The website includes detailed information about the 11 home visiting models included in the review and the eight outcome domains, which range from child development and school readiness to family economic self-sufficiency. In addition, users can also find information about the samples of families who participated in the research, examine the outcomes measured in each study, and review the implementation guidelines for each model.

Practitioners, policymakers, and communities can use this resource to learn a great deal about the most effective home visiting models in the nation. Read the full report here.

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