Title

Home Visiting: The Potential for Cost Savings From Home Visiting due to Reductions in Child Maltreatment

Date

2014

Author(s)

Heather Zaveri, Andrew Burwick, and Erin Maher

Type of Product

Report

Model(s)

  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
  • SafeCare/SafeCare Augmented

Description

Purpose: Analyze cost savings of home visiting programs through child maltreatment reduction
Example Topics Addressed:
HomVEE review of home visiting models with evidence of reducing child maltreatment
Analysis of costs per family among 25 agencies participating in the Supporting Evidence-Based Home-Visiting (EBHV) Initiative
Work needed to understand the costs of home visiting program models

Data Collection Methods

  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Standardized assessment tools

Status

Finished

For More Information

Zaveri, H., Burwick, A., & Maher, E. (2014). Home visiting: The potential for cost savings from home visiting due to reductions in child maltreatment. Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research. Retrieved from https://www.mathematica-mpr.com/our-publications-and-findings/publications/home-visiting-the-potential-for-cost-savings-from-home-visiting-due-to-reductions-in-child

Topics

  • Cost
  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes