Session: Home Visiting Programs: Evaluations and Innovative Interventions
3137.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Home Visiting Programs: Evaluations and Innovative Interventions
This session will present an overview of recent evaluation findings on home visiting programs that highlight potential impacts and outcomes. In addition, there will be presentations that focus on innovative approaches for increasing male involvement in home visiting programs.
Learning Objectives: 1. To discuss innovative approaches to recruiting, engaging, and maintaining father involvement in home visiting programs; 2. To present innovative strategies for the delivery of home visiting intervention and prevention programs; 3. To demonstrate the impact of home visiting programs on the health and social well-being of mothers, infants and families; and 4. To describe the lessons learned from the implementation of home visiting programs
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organizer(s):Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH
Moderator(s):Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH
10:30 AMServing families effectively in their homes: Best practices in home visiation
Maura Harrington, PhD, MBA, Katrina Kubicek, MA, Antoinette Andrews, MA
10:45 AMWhat fathers need: A countywide assessment of the needs of fathers of young children
Sara M. Buckelew, MD, MPH, Herb Pierrie, RN, PHN, Anand Chabra, MD, MPH
11:00 AMFathering Me: Engaging And Sustaining Male Involvement In Early Childhood Home and Community-Based Programs
David A. Jones, CSW, Laura Ensler, MSEd, Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH, Aubrey Spriggs, MA, Priscilla Lincoln, RN, PhD
11:15 AMHelp Us Grow: A home visiting program targeting drug-exposed/affected infants and mentally challenged caregivers
Sandra Kaylor, RN, Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, MD, MPH
11:30 AMAchieving public health goals through primary care interventions: Strategies for augmenting traditional maternal/infant care
M. Elizabeth Irwin, PhD, Joanna Thomas, MD, Gara M. Mosier, PhD, Susan McWilliams, BSN
11:45 AMPanel Discussion
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Public Health Nursing; Social Work
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA