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Tribal Home Visiting

The HomVEE project includes a review of studies about home visiting models implemented in tribal communities or evaluated with American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) families and children. This page lists home visiting models, reviewed by HomVEE, that have been tested in populations with at least 10 percent AIAN families or children. In addition to the specific reports on each model that are linked below, this page provides summary reports across several models of the research conducted and lessons learned about home visiting services in tribal communities.

Publications

Implementing a Home Visiting Model in Tribal Communities: Takeaways from the HomVEE Tribal Review

February 2018

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Designing and Conducting Home Visiting Evaluations in Tribal Communities: Takeaways from the HomVEE Tribal Review

February 2018

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Developing Home Visiting Models for Tribal Communities: Takeaways from the HomVEE Tribal Review

February 2018

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Assessing the Research on Home Visiting models Implemented in Tribal Communities Part 1: Evidence of Effectiveness

September 2017

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Assessing the Research on Home Visiting models Implemented in Tribal Communities Part 2: Lessons Learned about Implementation and Evaluation

September 2017

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Models targeting tribal populations and eligible for the HomVEE general review

ModelsMeets Evidence Criteria?Studies rated high or moderateLast Updated
Family Spirit®

Targets: Tribal Population, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Positive parenting practices

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model in tribal populations 4 May 2016
Philani Outreach Programme

Targets: Tribal Population, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Not applicable

0 July 2014

Models evaluated with tribal populations and eligible for the HomVEE general review

ModelsMeets Criteria?Studies rated high or moderateLast Updated
Early Start (New Zealand)

Targets: Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Child health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model 1 July 2014
Healthy Families America (HFA)®

Targets: Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Maternal health, Child health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Reductions in juvenile delinquency, family violence, and Crime, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency, Linkages and referrals

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model 23 April 2017
Healthy Start-Home Visiting

Targets: Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Not applicable

1 July 2013
Oklahoma’s Community-Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program

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

Targets: Pregnant women, Birth-11 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Maternal health, Positive parenting practices

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model 2 October 2012
Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

Targets: Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Not applicable

0 April 2016
Parents as Teachers (PAT)®

Targets: Pregnant women, Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices, Family economic self-sufficiency

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model 7 July 2013
Promoting First Relationships®

Targets: Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Not applicable

0 June 2015
SafeCare®

Targets: Birth-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies:
Maternal health, Child development and school readiness, Reductions in child maltreatment, Positive parenting practices, Linkages and referrals

Yes (SafeCare Augmented only)
(SafeCare Augmented only)
4 August 2013