Implementing Oklahoma’s Community-Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program Meets HHS Criteria

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Implementation last updated: 2012

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Prerequisites for implementation

Type of implementing program

Oklahoma’s CBFRS program was administered by the Oklahoma State Department of Health and implemented by county health departments.

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Staffing requirements

The program was staffed by child development specialists under the supervision of master’s-level administrators.

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Staff education and experience

The home visitors had a bachelor’s or master’s degree in child development or were attending college and had five years of experience working with children and families. The race and ethnicity of the home visitors mirrored the demographics of the counties in which they worked. The supervisors had at least a master’s degree in child development and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience.

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Supervision requirements

The supervisors provided weekly supervision during which they reviewed the home visitor’s records from each visit to provide feedback and help ensure program fidelity.

No information is available on the ratio of supervisors to home visitors.

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Staff ratio requirements

No information is available on the ratio of home visitors to participants.

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Data systems/technology requirements

No information is available.

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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in April 2012. 

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