Title

Home Visiting: Discovering What Works for Increasing Referrals

Date

2017

Author(s)

Theresa Cruz, Leona Woelk, and Ivy Cervantes

Type of Product

Report

Program Models Included

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Other Models
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Description

Purpose: Identify barriers providers may experience with regard to referring families to home visiting programs and to determine intervention strategies that may be used to increase provider referrals in Bernalillo County, NM.
Example Topics Addressed:
Overview of prior research on increasing provider referrals
Results from interviews with home visiting program managers and home visitors as well as community providers
Barriers, identified by community providers, to referring to home visiting programs

Data Collection Methods

  • Interviews

Status

Finished

For More Information

Cruz, T., LWoelk, L., & Cervantes, I. (2017, December). Home visiting: Discovering what works for increasing referrals.  Thornburg Early Childhood Education Grant 2016-2017 Report. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center. https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/prc-reports-documents/17

Topics

  • Collaboration and Coordination
  • Participant Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Dosage