Reference Catalog Review Protocol

The NHVRC uses the following categories to review and organize items included in our reference catalog.

Reference Catalog Categories and Short Descriptions
Product Type Most applicable product type (e.g., brief, fact sheet, MIECHV grantee-led evaluation, conference presentation, poster presentation)
Title Title of product
Date Funding or publication year
Program Models Included List of all relevant home visiting models, with a distinction between those designated as evidence based by the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review and those not designated as evidence based
Evaluation Design Options include

  • Cost analysis
  • Single case/time series design
  • Randomized control trial
  • Regression discontinuity
  • One group non-comparison design
  • Matched comparison design
  • Non-matched pre/post design
  • Systems change evaluation
  • Implementation/fidelity design
Summary Summary of product, including purpose and sample list of topics addressed
Data Type Options include

  • Qualitative
  • Quantitative
  • Qualitative and quantitative
Data Collection Methods Options include

  • Fidelity observations
  • Focus groups
  • Home observation
  • Interviews
  • Parent-child observations
  • Participant observations
  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Record and document reviews
  • Site visits
  • Social network analysis
  • Standardized assessment tools
  • State administrative record reviews
  • Surveys or questionnaires
  • Video-recorded observations
Data Collection Instruments Includes validated data collection instruments, but not instruments developed by investigators for the study or instruments awaiting further validation
Topics Options include

  • Collaboration and coordination
  • Cost
  • Home visiting workforce characteristics and workforce development
  • Participant characteristics
  • Participant recruitment, retention, engagement, and dosage
  • Participant, family, and program outcomes
  • Program enhancements, innovations, and promising approaches
  • Program quality, continuous quality improvement, and fidelity
  • Other