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Integrated early childhood development services
Evidence for the Role of Home Visiting in Child Maltreatment Prevention
Introduction In 2019, 4.4 million referrals of alleged acts of maltreatment involving 7.9 million children were made to child protective services agencies in the United States. Almost 2.4 million...
This topic aims to provide a better understanding of home visiting programs, their purpose, their differences and their common objectives as a prevention, orientation, guidance, support and education...
Parent and Child Mental Health and Home Visiting
Introduction Maternal and paternal depression are prevalent among 20% of women1-4 and 10% of men5,6 during the perinatal period. Mental health problems (of which depression is the most common) are...
Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visiting Programs and Their Impact on Children’s Social and Emotional Development
Introduction Social and emotional problems in young children can be traced to mothers’ prenatal health,1-4 parents’ caregiving5,6 and their life-course (timing of subsequent pregnancies,...
Replicating and Scaling Up Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs: The Role of Implementation Research
Introduction Over the past two decades, a growing number of home visiting programs have been developed and implemented in North America and internationally to support parents with young children....