4229.0 Evidence-based Home Visiting Initiatives

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Given the renewed interest in broader dissemination of home visiting programs through funding under the Affordable Care Act, the MCH Section is seeeking abstracts describing research, evaluation or implementation of home visiting programs. Given the existing evidence base for many programs our interest is in unique approaches or applications, as well as outomes as these programs are scaled up.
Session Objectives: 1. Evaluate the evidence regarding the efficacy of home visiting programs 2. Discuss various home interventions for improving women's and children's health

Promoting safe environments and parenting practices with home visitation programs
Shannon Nicks, MPH, Nancy Weaver, PhD, MS, Angela Recktenwald, MPH, Keri Jupka, MPH, Ronald Tompkins and Maia Elkana, MSW

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)