Implementing Following Baby Back Home (FBBH)

Model implementation summary last updated: 2020

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

No information is available about the average cost per family. However, cost considerations include the salaries of the home visitors and home visit travel costs. Additional costs include a laptop and cellphone for each home visitor, weigh scales for children, devices to measure head circumference and length, printed educational materials for caregivers, assessment materials, and a web-based data management system.
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Labor costs

Labor costs vary based on local factors, such as the number of families served and the cost of living.

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Purchase of model or operating license

No information is available about the costs associated with operating the model.

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Cost of materials and forms

No information is available about the costs of materials and forms.

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Cost of training and technical assistance

No information is available about the costs associated with training and technical assistance.

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Infrastructure costs

Home visitors need a laptop and cell phone. Infrastructure costs vary, depending on the local or regional implementing agency.

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Recruitment and retention costs

Recruitment materials include a brochure individualized to the site’s needs and target audience, as well as other promotional materials. The cost of these materials varies depending on the location of the implementing agency.

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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in May 2020. Recommended further reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by Following Baby Back Home in April 2020. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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