Assessing the Evidence of Effectiveness of Home Visiting Program Models Implemented in Tribal Communities Final Report




Patricia Del Grosso, Rebecca Kleinman, Andrea Mraz Esposito, Emily Sama-Miller, and Diane Paulsell

Brief Type

Evaluation report


  • Other Models
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
  • Project 12 Ways/Safecare
  • Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS)


Purpose: Describe the review process and findings for a systematic review of home visiting program models implemented in tribal communities or evaluated with American Indian/Alaska Native families and children.
Example Topics Addressed:
Process used to identify, screen and assess research literature and review results
Information on participant outcome measures and home visiting model characteristics
Lessons learned across studies in terms of cultural relevance and implementation
Considerations for building research literature on tribal home visiting programs

Data Collection Methods

  • Program administrative record reviews



For More Information

Del Grosso, P., Kleinman, R., Esposito, A. M., Martin, E. S., & Paulsell, D. (2014). Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of home visiting program models implemented in tribal communities (OPRE Report #2014-57) . Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research. Retrieved from: https://homvee.acf.hhs.gov/HomVEE_Tribal_Report_2014-57.pdf


  • Participant Characteristics
  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes