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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Enhancing Interactions In A Home Visiting Environment
5174.0: Wednesday, December 14, 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Enhancing Interactions In A Home Visiting Environment
This session will provide an overview of different U.S.-based and international evidence-based models for best practices in linking home visiting staff (professional and paraprofessional) with children and their families. In addition, presenters will provide successful strategies for engaging hard to reach families in home visits. Lastly, different evaluation models and multiple key metrics for outcome and process measures will be highlighted to assist the audience with impact assessment of home visiting programs.
Learning Objectives: 1. Learn successful interaction strategies in a home visiting environment 2. Discuss home visiting models of care that show greatest promise in resulting in positive health outcomes
Organizer(s):Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH
Moderator(s):Maryam Navaie-Waliser, DrPH
2:30 PMComparison of Home Visitor and Supervisor Perceptions of Worker Competence Post Training  [ Recorded presentation ]
Darlene Shearer, DrPH, Janis A. Prince, PhD, MMFT
2:45 PMInfant mental health and family support: An integrated approach for community-based programs for families with young children  [ Recorded presentation ]
Carol L. McAllister, PhD, Tammy Thomas, MSW, MPH
3:00 PMMeasuring Post-Training Gains and Application of Learning by Home Visitors and Other Paraprofessionals Using a Case Example Approach  [ Recorded presentation ]
Darlene Shearer, DrPH, Janis A. Prince, PhD, MMFT
3:15 PMHome visits by nurses in rural areas of Bolivia for perinatal care  [ Recorded presentation ]
Caroline Hilari, Ramiro Llanque, Dr, Irma Condori
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Public Health Nursing; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA