Judith B. Van Ginkel

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Home visiting (HV) is a strategy for delivering services designed to promote positive parenting and prevent exposure to toxic stress during a critical period of child development. Home visiting programs are voluntary and family engagement and retention in service can influence outcomes. Most participants receive less home visits and for a shorter time than(More)
Home visiting is an effective preventive intervention that can improve parenting outcomes for at-risk, new mothers, thereby optimizing subsequent child development. A history of maltreatment in childhood is common in mothers participating in home visiting, yet the extent to which such a history is related to parenting outcomes during home visiting is(More)
By applying proven models in user-interface design and training, we deployed a Web-based data collection and reporting system that has been enthusiastically embraced by users with limited computer equipment and skills. Social workers and nurses now submit forms paperlessly as they visit thousands of new mothers across seven counties. The value of the(More)
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