Making Replication Work: Building Infrastructure to Implement, Scale-Up, and Sustain Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs

This final evaluation report brings together findings from all years of the EBHV initiative, drawing on interim reports and briefings and updating results with analyses of data collected through the initiative’s first four years of implementation (fall 2009 through spring 2013). Throughout the initiative, the national cross-site evaluation gathered data from many sources, including reviews…

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Evidence-Based Home Visiting Systems Evaluation Update: Infrastructure Building Plans and Activities in 2011

This report provides a snapshot of subcontractors’ plans for achieving target outcomes and activities that support the development of infrastructure to implement with fidelity, scale-up, and sustain evidence-based home visiting programs during year three of the EBHV initiative. The report describes the evolution of subcontractors’ logic models, including the people and organizations subcontractors have or…

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Replicating Home Visiting Programs with Fidelity: Baseline Data and Preliminary Findings

This report describes the fidelity measurement framework adopted by the cross-site evaluation team and early fidelity outcomes for 44 agencies implementing home visiting services as part of the initiative. The report presents the guiding theory of the fidelity framework and its key components and indicators. Using this framework, the report summarizes the extent to which…

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Building Infrastructure to Support Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Two-Year Findings from the Cross-Site Evaluation of the Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting Initiative

This brief prepared for the Children’s Bureau by Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, shows that states are enthusiastic about home visiting and most already had programs operating in their states when the five-year grant began in 2008. Collaborations already existed in many of these states to lay groundwork for…

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