Implementing Early Start (New Zealand) Meets HHS Criteria

Model implementation summary last updated: 2015

The information in this implementation report reflects feedback, if provided, from this model’s developer as of the above date. The description of the implementation of the model(s) here may differ from how the model(s) was implemented in the manuscripts reviewed to determine this model’s evidence of effectiveness. Inclusion in the implementation report does not mean the practices described meet the HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness. Please see the Effectiveness button on the left for more information about any research on the effectiveness of the model, including any version(s) of the model with effectiveness research. Versions of the model that are described in the Adaptations and enhancements section of this implementation report may include (1) versions that were identified by the model’s developer and (2) versions that have been implemented by researchers and have manuscripts that HomVEE rated high or moderate, but that are not supported by the model’s developer.

Estimated costs of implementation

Average cost per family

According to the Early Start Project Ltd., the average cost per family per year is $6,750 New Zealand dollars [NZD; 2015 NZD]. No information is available about the assumptions used to develop the estimate.

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Labor costs

Home visitors earn between $22.94 (starting salary) to $27.30 NZD [2015 NZD] per hour [calculated in 2015, approximately $15.35 to $18.26 United States dollars].

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Purchase of model or operating license

Information about the costs of operating the program is available from Early Start Project Ltd.

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Cost of materials and forms

No information is available on the costs of materials and forms; however, materials and forms are available through Early Start Project Ltd.

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Cost of training and technical assistance

Information about the costs of training and technical assistance is available from Early Start Project Ltd.

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Infrastructure costs

Information about the costs of data systems used to support implementation is available from Early Start Project Ltd.

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Recruitment and retention costs

The costs associated with recruiting and retaining families is included in the cost-per-family estimation.

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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in July 2015. Recommended further reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Early Start Project Ltd. in April 2015. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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