Effectiveness of home visiting in improving child health and reducing child maltreatment.

@article{Avellar2013EffectivenessOH,
  title={Effectiveness of home visiting in improving child health and reducing child maltreatment.},
  author={Sarah A Avellar and Lauren Supplee},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={132 Suppl 2},
  pages={S90-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act established the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, which provides $1.5 billion to states over 5 years for home visiting program models serving at-risk pregnant women and children from birth to age 5. The act stipulates that 75% of the funds must be used for programs with evidence of effectiveness based on rigorous evaluation research. Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness reviewed the home… CONTINUE READING

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