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Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review

April 24, 2015 in Archive, Practices & Principles, Research

HV Effectiveness ReviewHome Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) was launched in fall 2009 to conduct a thorough and transparent review of the home visiting research literature and provide an assessment of the evidence of effectiveness for home visiting program models that serve families with pregnant women and children from birth to age 5. This executive summary provides an overview of the HomVEE review process, a summary of the review results, and a link to the HomVEE website for more detailed information. The updated report includes 40 home visiting models. Read the Executive Summary


October 14, 2013 in Research

From the White House to Minnesota

Exciting news for home visiting programs that are supporting Minnesota’s most vulnerable children and their families! President Barack Obama’s early learning initiative calls for $15 billion over 10 years to expand home visiting programs and $1.4 billion for Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships. Learn more about the President’s 2014 proposed investments in early learning.

Local & National Research

FSG – Markers that Matter: Success Indicators in Early Learning and Education
The Home Visiting Research Network – Home Visiting Research Agenda
Minnesota Department of Health – Prenatal to Three Framework
Harvard University, Center on the Developing Child – InBrief: The Science of Neglect
Ready Nation, America’s Promise Alliance – The Vital Link: Early Childhood Investment is the First Step to High School Graduation

Meet Our New Coalition Coordinator!

September 20, 2012 in Archive, Practices & Principles, Research, Trainings

Welcome, Patricia Coldwell

Patricia Coldwell began her tenure as our Coalition Coordinator on September first. Patricia retired earlier this year from the Association of Minnesota Counties, where she served as the Legislative Coordinator and Health & Human Services Policy Analyst. Patricia also worked for almost 20 years in public health at the state and local levels. We are fortunate that Patricia was interested in a part-time position that would use her considerable public policy experience.

Report Underscores Home Visiting ROI

August 20, 2012 in Archive, Practices & Principles, Research

Evidence-based home visiting that comprehensively addresses child and family factors influencing children’s health and development is a strategy to build school readiness of children. Wilder Research has recently published a report that indicates the “lifetime economic value in investing in healthy development and school readiness for each low-income child at risk of school failure in MN is estimated at $55,928.”  READ REPORT