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|Document Title:||Home Visitor Readiness, Job Support, And Job Satisfaction Across Three Home Visitation Programs: A Retrospective Analysis.|
|Personal Author:||Nathans, Laura.,Gill, Sukhdeep.,Molloy, Sonia.,Greenburg, Mark.|
|Abstract:||Home visitation programs are recognized as a preferred model for delivering services to children, parents, and families identified as at-risk. This study compares newly hired home visitors' (N = 82) perceptions of their job readiness, initial training, supervision and support, commitment to the intervention model, and job satisfaction from ten sites: Nurse–Family Partnership (NFP; three sites), Home-based Early Head Start (hereafter EHS-HBO; two sites), and Healthy Family America (HFA; five sites) programs. Data were collected between 1999 and 2004. Results indicated that NFP home visitors had bachelor's degrees in nursing, while HFA and EHS home visitors were largely paraprofessionals. NFP and...more|
|Document Title:||Preventive Behavioral Health Programs in Primary Care: A Systematic Review.|
|Personal Author:||Brown, Courtney M.,Raglin Bignall, Whitney J.,Ammerman, Robert T.|
|Abstract:||CONTEXT: Early childhood is a critical period for socioemotional development. Primary care is a promising setting for behavioral health programs. OBJECTIVES: To identify gaps in the literature on effectiveness and readiness for scale-up of behavioral health programs in primary care. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, PsycINFO, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature, Embase, Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews, and Scopus databases were searched for articles published in English in the past 15 years. Search terms included terms to describe intervention content, setting, target population, and names of specific programs known to fit inclusion criteria. STUDY SELECTION: Inclusion criteria were: (1) enrolled children 0...more|
|Document Title:||Improving Teen Pregnancy Outcomes: UCLA SoN Program Reaches Out to Adolescent Latina and African-American Mothers.|
|Personal Author:||Puliti, Beth.|
|Abstract:||This article highlights a program designed to help improve pregnancy outcomes among young Latina and African-American adolescents in Los Angeles. The Public Health Nursing Early Intervention Program (PHN-EIP) for Adolescent Mothers developed by the UCLA School of Nursing is an evidenced-based home visiting model that provides care to pregnant and parenting young mothers by specially trained public health nurses. The positive effects of home-visiting programs are discussed.|
|Document Title:||The Power of Nursing.|
|Personal Author:||Bornstein, David.|
|Abstract:||This article highlights the success of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program which arranges for registered nurses to make regular home visits to first-time low-income or vulnerable mothers starting early in their pregnancies and continuing until their child is 2. The development of the NFP in the early 1970s, the failure of paraprofessionals to make the same gains as nurses, and key components of effective NFP programs are discussed.|
|Document Title:||The Public Health Nursing Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers.|
|Corporate Author:||Mathematica Policy Research.
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE).
|Abstract:||The Public Health Nursing Early Intervention Program (EIP) for Adolescent Mothers meets the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) criteria for an "evidence-based early childhood home visiting service delivery model," because there is at least one high- or moderate-quality impact study with favorable, statistically significant impacts in at least two of the eight HomVEE outcome domains. At least one of the impacts is from a randomized controlled trial and has been published in a peer-reviewed journal. At least one of the impacts was sustained for at least one year after program enrollment. This short report provides summary information about the...more|
|Document Title:||Early Intervention Program for Adolescent Mothers (EIP) [Webpage].|
|Corporate Author:||Child Trends.|
|Abstract:||The Early Intervention Program (EIP) for Adolescent Mothers is an intense home visiting program by nurses extending through pregnancy and a year after delivery, designed to improve the health of pregnant adolescents through promoting positive maternal behaviors. EIP is an intense public health nursing program that includes classes on preparing for motherhood, and home visits by specially trained nurses. Classes and home visits cover issues such as health, sexuality, family planning, life skills, maternal role, and social support. A study of EIP found that the program reduced premature births and resulted in fewer days of infant hospitalization in the first six...more|
|Document Title:||Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Intervention (DOVE) Project: Lessons Learned in Missouri [Presentation Slides].|
|Personal Author:||Bullock, Linda.|
|Abstract:||This slide presentation describes a study that is investigating the effectiveness of a home visitation intervention designed to reduce domestic violence and improve the lives of pregnant and postpartum women and their children. The Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE) is a highly-structured nurse-administered domestic violence home visitation program intended to educate mothers and reduce their overall risk for violence during pregnancy and post-partum. The study includes 380 pregnant women who screened positive for intimate partner violence (IPV) and are participating in prenatal home visitation programs in Baltimore, Maryland and in two sites in Missouri. Nursing assessments with the women...more|