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

Is a Structured, Manualized, Evidence-Based Treatment Protocol Culturally Competent and Equivalently Effective Among American Indian Parents in Child Welfare?

In a statewide implementation, the manualized SafeCare home–based model was effective in reducing child welfare recidivism and producing high client...Read More
Other Models

Impact of a Kentucky Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home-Visitation Program on Parental Risk Factors

As public health organizations continue to implement maternal and child health home-visitation programs, more evaluation of these efforts is needed,...Read More
Other Models

A Randomized Trial of Weight Change in a National Home Visiting Program

Introduction: Clinical trials have demonstrated significant impact in reducing weight and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the intensity...Read More
Parents as Teachers (PAT)

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters Program’s Relationship With Mother and School Outcomes

Research Findings: This study investigated the relationship of the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program to mothers’ involvement...Read More
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

Projected Outcomes of Nurse-Family Partnership Home Visitation During 1996-2013, USA

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) targets intensive prenatal and postnatal home visitation by registered nurses to low-income first-time mothers. Through 2013, 177,517...Read More
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

Minding the Baby: Enhancing Reflectiveness to Improve Early Health and Relationship Outcomes in an Interdisciplinary Home Visiting Program

In this paper, we focus on the first wave of outcomes in a pilot-phase randomized control trial of a home-based...Read More
Other Models

Treatment of Depressed Mothers in Home Visiting: Impact on Psychological Distress and Social Functioning

OBJECTIVES: Depression is prevalent in mothers receiving home visiting. Little is known about the impact of treatment on associated features...Read More
Other Models

Limiting Home Visiting Effects: Maternal Depression as a Moderator of Child Maltreatment

OBJECTIVE: To test, with a sample of adolescent mothers (16–20 at childbirth) and their first-born infants/toddlers (average age 1 year),...Read More
Healthy Families America (HFA)

Evidence on Home Visiting and Suggestions for Implementing Evidence-Based Home Visiting Through MIECHV

Purpose: Present evidence on home visiting and suggestions for implementation through MIECHV. Example Topics Addressed: Evidence of effectiveness of home...Read More

Evidence for the Role of Home Visiting in Child Maltreatment Prevention

Purpose: Provide an overview of evidence on the effectiveness of home visiting in preventing child maltreatment. Example Topics Addressed: Measurement...Read More

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.