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Implementing North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program

Implementation support is not currently available for the model as reviewed.

Prerequisites for Implementation

Last Updated

March 2012

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Type of Implementing Agency

MOW was implemented by local health agencies.

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Staffing Requirements

The MOW program was staffed by trained paraprofessionals and supervised by Maternity Care or Child Service Coordinators.

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Staff Education and Experience

MOW home visitors were required to have a high school degree or equivalent. No information is available on the education or experience required of supervisors.

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Supervision Requirements

MOW supervisors provided two to four hours of weekly supervision for full-time home visitors and one to three hours for part-time MOWs. Supervisors met regularly with home visitors to address problems and identify training needs. Supervisors accompanied new MOWs on their initial home visits.

No information is available on the ratio of supervisors to home visitors.

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Staff Ratio Requirements

MOWs had a maximum caseload of 25 to 30 participants.

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Data Systems/Technology Requirements

No information is available.

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Notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in March 2012. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information.

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