Implementing Promoting First Relationships®—Home Visiting Option

Implementation last updated: 2019

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Estimated costs of implementation

Average cost per family

In one study of PFR-Home Visiting Option, the average cost per family was $1,821 (2016 dollars). The home visitors in this study had master’s degrees and lived in Seattle, Washington. The average cost included home visitor training, weekly reflective consultation, transportation, materials, and technology costs.

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Labor costs

No information is available about the costs associated with staffing.
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Purchase of model or operating license

Practitioner certification costs $125 annually (2019 dollars).
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Cost of materials and forms

The following materials are available for purchase from PCRP (2019 dollars):

  • Curriculum materials (manual, handouts, and videotape/DVD): $150
  • Parent/Caregiver Book: $18 (optional)
  • Parent/Caregiver DVD: $26
  • Handouts/CD Spanish: $25 (optional)
  • Social-Emotional Cards (English or Spanish): $16
  • BabyCues Cards/DVD Set: $66
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Cost of training and technical assistance

The two-day Knowledge-Building workshop conducted by PCRP costs $550 (2019 dollars) per person and includes the curricular materials (manual, handouts, and DVD).

The four-month mentored training program costs $2,500 (2019 dollars) for individual mentoring. Group reflective consultation is available monthly for $500 (2019 dollars) per person.

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Infrastructure costs

No information is available about the costs of data systems or other technology used to support implementation.
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Recruitment and retention costs

No information is available about the costs of recruiting and retaining families.
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Implementation notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in July 2019. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information. In addition, the information contained in this profile was reviewed for accuracy by the Barnard Center on February 26, 2019. HomVEE reserves the right to edit the profile for clarity and consistency.

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