This evaluation brief defines measures of home visiting services called process indicators, describes how process indicators link to short- and long-term outcomes in home visiting evaluations, and provides an example illustrating the role of process indicators in evaluations.
This brief defines propensity score matching and other matching methods, covers steps in the matching process, offers suggestions for decreasing bias, presents a hypothetical example of matching in the home visiting context, and recommends resources to support high-quality matching.
This summary brief presents the latest updates (December 2020) to the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review of home visiting program models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age five.
This brief summarizes key findings related to developing, tailoring and implementing early childhood home visiting models with tribal populations. It is intended for early childhood home visiting model program administrators and model developers, but may be useful to other audiences interested in home visiting in tribal communities. The brief draws on results from HomVEE’s review of research with tribal populations that included research published through September 2018.
This brief describes the capacity-building approach of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), which helps Tribal Home Visiting grantees strengthen their data systems through TA from the Tribal Home Visiting Evaluation Institute (TEI).
This short report examines issues related to professional development for home visitors and home visiting supervisors. The findings presented are based on a national study of the home visiting workforce in Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program-funded agencies and interviews with experts in higher education and in the home visiting field. The report also shares information from a scan of online resources related to training and professional development for home visiting program staff.
RCE may help Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) awardees test program changes quickly and rigorously. The purpose of this brief is to introduce MIECHV awardees to RCE and its potential use in their programs.