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By Lori Roggman, Nancy Cardia

This well timed source analyzes domestic visits as a main intervention for at-risk households with babies and young ones and information cutting edge courses for domestic carrier supply. targeting family members violence, psychological sickness and alcohol and substance abuse as significant demanding situations to baby improvement, the ebook offers functional recommendations for domestic viewers to deal with and forestall difficulties whereas fostering a far better atmosphere for elevating teenagers. members provide a pragmatic framework for making plans, constructing, and coaching a good domestic visitation team and tailoring interventions to slot person relations dynamics. And the book's foreign concentration presents numerous views on evidence-based courses that help households elevating childrens in distressed neighborhoods.

Among the featured topics:

  • Home visitation as a major prevention device for violence.
  • Developmental parenting domestic vacationing to avoid violence.
  • Supporting the paraprofessional domestic visitor.
  • Engagement and retention in domestic traveling baby abuse prevention programs.
  • Addressing psychosocial danger components between households in domestic traveling programs.
  • Home visitation courses within the usa, Latin the United States, and the Caribbean.

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Maternal variations in stress reactivity: Implications for harsh parenting practices with very young children. Journal of Family Psychology, 20(4), 641. , & Butchart, A. (2009). Child maltreatment prevention: A systematic review of reviews. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87, 353–361. , Tarabulsy, G. , & Bernier, A. (2011). Efficacy of a home-visiting intervention aimed at improving maternal sensitivity, child attachment, and behavioral outcomes for maltreated children: A randomized control trial.

Beyond the rare randomized trial, little information is available about program implementation or effectiveness. In short, there is a strong need for monitoring, evaluation, and research strategies that can be integrated into existing home visiting services to provide meaningful information about their conduct and their outcomes. This also suggests the need for attention to be paid on the development and dissemination of measures that are efficient and reliable. Programs often struggle with finding linguistically appropriate and culturally valid measures for their cultural setting.

Home visiting programs in low- and middle-income countries may also face challenges because of limited resources and infrastructure within their countries. Cuna Más, for example, provides home visits to families living in communities with limited cell phones, communication grids, or even electricity. Televisiting and text messages are not, at this point, feasible supplements or replacements for in-person contacts, despite their touting as innovative practices in home visiting programs in higher-income countries.

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