Enriching Preschool Classrooms and Home Visits with Evidence-based Programming: Sustained benefits for low-income children – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

ABSTRACT Background: Growing up in poverty undermines healthy development, producing disparities in the cognitive and social-emotional skills that support early learning and mental health. Preschool and home-visiting interventions for low-income children have the potential to build early cognitive and social-emotional skills, reducing the disparities in school readiness that perpetuate the cycle of poverty. However, longitudinal … [Read More] Enriching Preschool Classrooms and Home Visits with Evidence-based Programming: Sustained benefits for low-income children – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Increasing Participation and Improving Engagement in Home Visitation: A qualitative study of Early Head Start Parent Perspectives – Infants & Young Children

ABSTRACT Home visitation programs are designed to provide comprehensive services that promote parent’s abilities to create stable, nurturing care environments for their children. In order for program goals to be met, parents must participate actively and be engaged with the programs’ mission. However, promoting engagement and participation are complex processes that have been understudied in … [Read More] Increasing Participation and Improving Engagement in Home Visitation: A qualitative study of Early Head Start Parent Perspectives – Infants & Young Children

Parent-provider Relationship in Home Visiting Interventions – Children and Youth Services Review

Highlights Home visiting can be thwarted by a poor home visitors-families relationship. Families’ engagement depends on the quality of the relationship. Quality of relationship is built in the first home visits. Parents’ needs are priority, whether they meet the programs objectives or not. Home visiting focusing on the compliant families may increase social inequalities. ABSTRACT … [Read More] Parent-provider Relationship in Home Visiting Interventions – Children and Youth Services Review

Retention and Attrition in a Home Visiting Programme: Looking back and moving forward – Early Child Development and Care

ABSTRACT Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate retention and attrition in First Teacher, Alabama’s Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) programme. Methods: Secondary data analysis was used to identify families that were most likely to leave through attrition; focus groups were conducted to discuss potential reasons for choosing to leave … [Read More] Retention and Attrition in a Home Visiting Programme: Looking back and moving forward – Early Child Development and Care

Home Visiting: A service strategy to reduce poverty and mitigate its consequences – Academic Pediatrics (US)

ABSTRACT Home visiting programs are increasingly recognized as an important part of the early childhood system of care in the United States. The objectives of this report are to review the rationale for home visiting; characterize the Federal Home Visiting Program; highlight the evidence of home visiting effectiveness, particularly for low income families; identify opportunities … [Read More] Home Visiting: A service strategy to reduce poverty and mitigate its consequences – Academic Pediatrics (US)

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