Effectiveness Research

HomVEE reviews the evidence of effectiveness for specific home visiting models. On this page, links to models lead to a brief model description and an overview of review results. The results include evidence of model effectiveness, details of the studies reviewed, and a summary of findings by outcome domain. Rows are highlighted in green if the model meets the HHS criteria for an evidence-based model.

Please read Home Visiting Model Effects for a summary across models.

Displaying 31 - 40 of 50 Models
Model
Meets HHS criteria
Studies
rated
high or
moderate
Last
updated
Model:

North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program

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

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
October 2012
Model:

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)®

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
24
Last updated:
May 2016
Model:

Nurses for Newborns®

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
July 2015
Model:

Nurturing Parenting Programs (Birth to Age 5)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
July 2011
Model:

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

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

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
October 2012
Model:

Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
April 2016
Model:

ParentChild+® Core Model

Targets: 24-35 months, 36-47 months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
3
Last updated:
May 2019
Model:

Parents as Teachers (PAT)®

Targets: Pregnant women, 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
7
Last updated:
July 2013
Model:

Philani Outreach Programme

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months, Tribal Population

Favorable results in high or moderate studies: Not applicable

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
0
Last updated:
July 2014
Model:

Play and Learning Strategies (PALS)

Entries in this row combine information across all versions of PALS except for PALS Infant. The main version of PALS has no high- or moderate-quality impact studies. Some other versions of PALS have at least one such study, but no version of the model other than PALS Infant meets HHS criteria for an evidence-based home visiting model.

Targets: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 24-35 months, 36-47 months, 48+ months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

No

High or moderate studies:
2
Last updated:
October 2012
Model:

Play and Learning Strategies (PALS) Infant

Targets: 0-11 months

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

Meets HHS Criteria:

Yes, Meets HHS Criteria

High or moderate studies:
3
Last updated:
October 2012