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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Introduction to the Special Section: The Development of Infant Mental Health Home Visiting in Michigan State Government

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

This issue of the Infant Mental Health Journal presents the first papers from a tripartite evaluation study of state-sponsored infant mental health home visiting program in Michigan, United States. This series of studies has been led by Kate Rosenblum PhD...Read More

A Pilot Intervention to Strengthen Coordination Between Primary Care and Prenatal and Early Childhood Home Visiting for Vulnerable Families in Baltimore

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Poster

Coordination between primary care and evidence-based prenatal/early childhood home visiting is not well studied. This poster describes a mixed methods pilot study to test an intervention to improve the coordination between primary care and home visiting for high-risk pregnant women...Read More

Caregiver Experiences of Developmental Screening

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Background: The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for a universal system of developmental screening and surveillance to enhance early detection and intervention for children. While the need and potential impact of universal screening is well documented, recent reports...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

Supporting African American Mothers During Nurse Home Visits in Adopting Safe Sleep Practices

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
Background: Nurses providing home visits were concerned that some mothers were not routinely using safe sleep practices for their newborns and infants. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to listen to how home visit nurses offer education to their...Read More

Prenatal Care for American Indian Women

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Family Spirit
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
Early and regular prenatal care, which aims to prevent and identify complications associated with pregnancy, birth, and newborn health, is associated with improved health of pregnant women and their infants. American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) women are at risk for pregnancy,...Read More

Statewide Implementation of Virtual Perinatal Home Visiting During COVID‑19

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Purpose: This evaluation describes efforts taken by MIECHV administrators and staff during the pandemic using data collected from 60 MIECHV staff surveys and nine statewide weekly focus groups. Description: The Florida Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Initiative...Read More

Addressing Maternal Depression in Home Visiting: Findings From the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Healthy Families America (HFA)
  • HealthySteps
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
Background: Maternal depression is common among low-income women enrolled in home visiting programs, yet there is considerable variability in the extent to which it is identified and addressed. This study examines outcomes related to postpartum depression screening, receipt of evidence-based...Read More

Home-Based Intervention for Non-Hispanic Black Families Finds no Significant Difference in Infant Size or Growth: Results From the Mothers & Others Randomized Controlled Trial

Date: 2020

Type of Product: Journal Publication

Model(s):

  • Other Models
Background: Non-Hispanic black (NHB) infants are twice as likely as non-Hispanic white infants to experience rapid weight gain in the first 6 months, yet few trials have targeted this population. The current study tests the efficacy of “Mothers & Others,”...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.