Demonstrating Improvement in the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (1 CE)
This course is for: Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists
Course By: Virginia Beaufort, Ph.D., LMHC
Content By: National Home Visiting Resource Center
National Home Visiting Resource Center (2016). Demonstrating Improvement in the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program: A Report to Congress. Retrieved from
This course describes and summarizes activities carried out by Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) grantee participants. The report provides an in-depth look at home visiting among state grantees, characteristics of participating families, and ways to assess federal home visiting programs for at-risk mothers and infants. Benchmarks for successful performance and quality assurance are discussed. Guidelines for the advancement of programming through quality improvement are presented. Recommendations for research are suggested. Finally, cultural considerations to home visiting programs are reviewed.
- Describe ways that home visiting programs help children and families in at-risk communities.
- Assess the maternal infant relationship and early learning environment related for wraparound care.
- Summarize home visiting program functions.
- Program Growth and Expanded Reach of Home Visiting
- Federal Home Visiting Program Performance and Improvement
- Advancing Home Visiting Through Quality Improvement and Research
- Technical Assistance: Building Capacity and Ensuring Quality
- Strengthening Communities and Services for High-Risk Families
- Tribal Home Visiting