Reference Catalog

The NHVRC Reference Catalog features home visiting research and evaluation, including evaluation plans, research briefs, conference and poster presentations, cost studies, and fact sheets. Inclusion in the NHVRC Reference Catalog does not constitute an endorsement of the product, in whole or in part, or its authors. Please see the bottom of the page for our review process, including where to send submissions.

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Multilevel Interaction Effects of Family and Community Factors on Mothers’ Engagement in Evidence-Based Home Visiting

Date: 2019

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)
  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Informed by ecological and family system frameworks, our study investigated the relationship between family- and community-level factors, and their cross-level interactions, with evidence-based home visiting program participation in a sample of 2409 mothers (mean age: 24.15 years). Using 2-level hierarchical...Read More

Occupational Stress and Well-Being Among Early Head Start Home Visitors: A Mixed Methods Study

Date: 2018

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)
The current, unprecedented scaling up of evidence-based home visiting makes it crucial to elucidate the factors and processes that promote successful program implementation. One key factor is the well-being of the workforce. Scant attention has been paid to the ways...Read More

Preconception and Prenatal Predictors of Early Experiences of Risk and Protection Among Alaska Children

Date: 2019

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Objectives: Our objective was to identify preconception and prenatal predictors of early experiences of co-occurring risk and protective factors to help target prevention efforts to the highest-need families prior to the birth of the child. Methods: Data were from the...Read More

Engagement in Home Visiting Services During the Transition From Pregnancy to Postpartum: A Prospective Mixed Methods Pilot Study

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Other Models
Objectives: This pilot study used a prospective mixed methods approach to examine predictors of retention in services during the transition from pregnancy to postpartum. Home visiting programs that serve pregnant women are an important means of improving child and maternal...Read More

Medicaid Home Visitation and Maternal and Infant Care and Health: A Reassessment of Program Effectiveness

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Other Models
Purpose: To further explore the effectiveness of MIHP, a Medicaid population-based home visiting program. Example Topics Addressed: Examination of participant vs. non-participant differences in individual characteristics and risk factors Improved outcomes for participants that received additional prenatal services

Meeting the Needs of Urban Indians Through Home Visiting

Type of Product: Brief

Purpose: Summarize the experiences and wisdom of seven Tribal MIECHV grantees serving urban Indians. Example Topics Addressed: History of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) relocation to urban areas Examples of challenges and innovations for meeting the needs of AIAN...Read More

Prenatal and Infancy Nurse Home Visiting Effects on Mothers: 18-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Trial

Date: 2019

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
BACKGROUND: Prenatal and infancy home-visiting by nurses is promoted as a means of improving maternal life-course, but evidence of long-term effects is limited. We hypothesized that nurse­ visitation would lead to long-term reductions in public-benefit costs, maternal substance abuse and...Read More

Increasing Father Participation in Home Visiting: Lessons From Mothers

Date: 2014

Type of Product: Brief

Model(s):

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)
  • Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Purpose: Present findings from research of mothers’ perspectives of father participation in home visiting programs. Example Topics Addressed: Why and how fathers are participating in home visiting programs Barriers to father participation Strategies for overcoming these barriers

Involving Fathers in Home Visiting Programs: Lessons From the Dads

Date: 2013

Type of Product: Brief

Purpose: Present findings from focus groups with fathers for the Texas Home Visiting Program (THVP) evaluation. Example Topics Addressed: Fathers’ beliefs and attitudes regarding father engagement Fathers’ perspectives and experiences with home visiting programs Strategies for increasing fathers’ engagement and...Read More

Advancing Investments in Evidence-Based Early Childhood Programs in the Granite State

Date: 2019

Type of Product: Brief

Model(s):

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)
  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
Purpose: Identify ways that New Hampshire can make strategic investments in new early childhood programs, with a focus on evidence-based home visiting and high-quality preschool. Example Topics Addressed: Landscape of need for early childhood investments Review of existing publicly funded...Read More

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All non-NHVRC products are independently reviewed by two researchers using a standard protocol. Program models listed by name in the catalog meet criteria for evidence of effectiveness as determined by the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness project (HomVEE). Program models that do not meet HomVEE criteria are included in the “Other Models” category. Learn more on our models page.