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How Do Home Visiting Models Define and Operationalize Virtual Home Visits?

August 3, 2021

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Home visiting faced a significant transition last year when programs switched from in-person sessions to virtual visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the shutdowns continued, home visiting models began to develop guidance on what constitutes a virtual home visit for data collection and reporting.

This summary looks at information provided by 20 home visiting models to consider the following questions:

  • How many models developed guidance for reporting and what factors did they consider in determining what “counts” as a virtual visit?
  • What are commonalities and differences among model definitions of virtual home visits?

Read the one-pager for high-level findings.