Title

Parent Engagement During Home Visits: Learning From Home Visitor Experiences and Perspectives

Date

2015

Author(s)

Mariel Sparr, Jon Korfmacher, Kay O'Neill

Type of Product

Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative (HARC) Study Brief

Model(s)

  • Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC)
  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option
  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Description

Purpose: Assess current home visiting program infrastructure to prepare and support home visitors in promoting parent engagement.
Example Topics Addressed:
Impact of levels of parent engagement on home visitors' work
Home visitor ratings of and feelings about training in engaging parents
Program monitoring of parent engagement during home visits

Data Collection Methods

  • Interviews
  • Surveys or questionnaires

Status

Finished

Topics

  • Home Visiting Workforce Characteristics and Workforce Development
  • Participant Recruitment, Retention, Engagement, and Dosage