Title

Improving Home Visiting Program Implementation using a Learning Collaborative Model

Date

2016

Author(s)

Katie Stetler, Christine Silva, Susan E. Manning, and Karin Downs

Type of Product

Presentation

Model(s)

  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • Other Models

Description

Purpose: Conduct home visits through Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) cycles to support mothers with newborns for health, safety, emotional health and family well-being. Provide brief interventions, education and support, and make appropriate referrals to formal and informal services.
Example topics addressed: Implement sleep safe training in home visits and follow up calls; Referrals to external resources, such as Healthy Families America
Bilingual home visitors

Data Collection Methods

  • Focus groups
  • Parent-child observations
  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Site visits

Status

Ongoing

For More Information

Katie Stetler
Katie.Stetler@State.MA.US

Topics

  • Collaboration and Coordination
  • Participant Characteristics
  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes
  • Program Enhancements, Innovations, and Promising Approaches
  • Program Quality, Continuous Quality Improvement, and Fidelity