Reference Catalog

The NHVRC Reference Catalog features home visiting research and evaluation conducted outside of the resource center. Items include evaluation plans, research briefs, conference and poster presentations, cost studies, and fact sheets. Select one or more of the checkboxes below and/or enter keywords into the search tool to refine the entries displayed. 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 additional information, including our process for selecting items.

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Program Models Included

Home Visiting Quality and Parent Involvement: Examining Mediation in Home Visiting

High quality home visiting service delivery is a national priority to advance positive outcomes for low-income, ethnically diverse families of...Read More
Early Head Start Home-Based Option (EHS)

Investigating Trajectories of Change in Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC) is a manualized, 10-session intervention that was developed at the University of Delaware to improve...Read More
Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC)

Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms of Child Protective Services–Referred Infants in Early Childhood: Preschool Follow-up Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial

IMPORTANCE: A number of interventions for at-risk children have shown benefits for children’s hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity immediately after treatment. It...Read More
Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC)

Maternal Perceptions of Help From Home Visits by Nurse–Community Health Worker Teams

We used data from a home visiting trial to examine low-income women’s perceptions of services received from nurses (the community...Read More
Other Models

The Hawai‘i Home Visiting Network: Evidence-Based Home Visiting Services in Hawai‘i

Home visiting services are cost-effective and improve the health of children and families among those at increased risk. From 1985-2008,...Read More
Healthy Families America (HFA), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Other Models, Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Six-Month Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Trial to Prevent Perinatal Depression in Low-Income Home Visiting Clients

Perinatal depression (PD) has negative consequences for mothers and children and is more prevalent among women of low socioeconomic status....Read More
Other Models

Home Visiting Service Delivery and Outcomes for Depressed Mothers

Maternal depression influences home visiting engagement and outcomes. This article describes research which found that depressed mothers may be more...Read More
Healthy Families America (HFA), Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Other Models

Merging Systems: Integrating Home Visitation and the Family-Centered Medical Home

To improve the health of children and bend the health care cost curve we must integrate the individual and population...Read More

Moving Beyond Depression: A Collaborative Approach to Treating Depressed Mothers in Home Visiting Programs

Research indicates that up to half of mothers in home visiting experience clinically significant levels of depression during their participation...Read More
Healthy Families America (HFA), Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Other Models

Effect of Home Visiting by Nurses on Maternal and Child Mortality: Results of a 2-Decade Follow-Up of a Randomized Clinical Trial

IMPORTANCE: Mothers and children living in adverse contexts are at risk of premature death. OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of...Read More
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

All 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. The HealthySteps model can no longer be implemented with MIECHV funds. Learn more on our models page.