MOW was implemented by local health agencies.
Implementing North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program
Implementation support is not currently available for the model as reviewed.
Implementation last updated: 2012
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Prerequisites for implementation
The MOW program was staffed by trained paraprofessionals and supervised by Maternity Care or Child Service Coordinators.
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.
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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