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Measuring Program Outcomes: Using Retrospective Pretest Methodology
This study used longitudinal data from 307 mothers with firstborn infants participating in a home-visitation, child-abuse prevention program. A self-report measure of specific constructs the program… Expand
Understanding maternal intentions to engage in home visiting programs.
- K. Mccurdy, D. Daro, +10 authors Carolyn Winje
- Children and youth services review
- 1 October 2006
Little is known as to why some parents choose to engage in voluntary home visitation services while others refuse or avoid services. To address this knowledge gap, this study tests several hypotheses… Expand
Sexual Abuse in Childhood and Interpersonal Violence in Adulthood
This study investigates the cumulative impact of sexual abuse in childhood and adult interpersonal violence in the past year on depressive symptoms in a nonclinical sample of 265 primarily African… Expand
Multi-level determinants of retention in a home-visiting child abuse prevention program.
OBJECTIVE This exploratory study investigated how attributes from multiple domains influence retention in a voluntary home-visiting child abuse prevention program. METHOD A sample of 1093 "at-risk"… Expand
The predictive impact of domestic violence on three types of child maltreatment.
OBJECTIVE This exploratory study investigated the co-occurrence of domestic violence and three types of child maltreatment: physical child abuse, psychological child abuse, and child neglect. … Expand
Multi-level determinants of mothers' engagement in home visitation services
A two-level hierarchical linear model was used to investigate the impact of poor community health and maternal isolation on mothers' active engagement in a home-visiting family support program. Data… Expand
Ethnicity and adolescent mothers' benefit from participation in home-visitation services
Abstract: Early home visitation has been reported as one promising method of supporting adolescent mothers who are at risk for poor child and family outcomes. This study compared benefits of… Expand
The Role of Community in Facilitating Service Utilization
- D. Daro, K. Mccurdy, +7 authors C. Nelson
- Journal of prevention & intervention in the…
- 23 August 2007
SUMMARY Guided by an integrated theory of parent participation, this study examines the role community characteristics play in influencing a parent's decision to use voluntary child abuse prevention… Expand
The optics inside an automated single molecule array analyzer
- W. McGuigan, D. Fournier, +8 authors Matthew W. Fishburn
- Computer Science, Engineering
- Photonics West - Biomedical Optics
- 27 February 2014
This paper concentrates on the optical technologies that have enabled the development of a fully-automated single molecule analyzer that enables the automated measurement of multiple proteins at concentration ~1000 times lower than existing immunoassays. Expand
The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children
- W. McGuigan
- 1 July 2004
R. Geffner. R. S. Igelman. and J. Zellner. (Eds.). 2003 The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. 309 pp. Paperback ISBN 0-7890-2161-7: $39.95. The Effects… Expand