Oklahoma’s Community-Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program Theoretical Model

Oklahoma’s CBFRS model was developed to improve the health and development outcomes of mothers and their infants. The model targeted first-time mothers and was designed to provide an intensive level of service through weekly and biweekly visits. Based on research suggesting that home visiting provided by professionals as opposed to paraprofessionals might provide more positive impacts, the model developers decided to use professionals in the field of child development to provide the home visits.