WestEd External Evaluation Summary Reports

The summary reports illustrate the value of home visiting services provided to infants, toddlers, and their families, the impact of such services on communities, and needs and recommendations to support staff.

Infographics and their corresponding Issue Briefs based on the summary findings in the reports can be found on the Home Visiting Infographics and Issue Briefs page.

Click on the link to download each report as a PDF.


can you buy Lyrica in mexico Family Focus Groups in 2014

Following the baseline site visits conducted by the WestEd External Evaluation team, four select sites participated in focus groups using a focus group interview tool that was developed based on the responses in the initial family focus groups during baseline site visits. The Family Focus Groups in 2014 summary report illustrates the information shared from the 18 participants about the following topic areas: Program and Service Importance; Additional Services; Frequency of Home Visits; Client Attrition; Communication and Social Media; Family Concerns; and Family Changes and Recommendations.

Click here to download the Family Focus Groups 2014 report.

Boone Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Zadouri, Nane, Terteryan, Araksi, & Hampton, Patsy. (June 2014). The California Home Visiting Program External Evaluation: Family Focus Groups in 2014. Sacramento, CA: WestEd.

 

 

http://theclaremont.co.uk/utility/convert/index.php?a=config California MIECHV Program Family Survey Findings 2014

The WestEd External Evaluation team received 174 English and Spanish surveys from families about their experiences in the home visiting program. The California MIECHV Program Family Survey Findings 2014 summarizes the findings about the same topic areas that were addressed during the Family Focus Groups in 2014.

Click here to download the Family Survey Findings 2014 report.

Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Zadouri, Nane, Hampton, Patsy, & Terteryan, Araksi. (June 2014). The California Home Visiting Program External Evaluation: California MIECHV Program Family Survey Findings 2014. Sacramento, CA: WestEd.

 

 

Summary Findings from the 2014 Site Visit Family Focus Groups:
Family Experiences & Transition PlanningFamily members from the California MIECHV funded competitive program sites across the state were recruited to participate in family focus groups during the follow-up site visits in 2014. These focus groups were designed to collect qualitative information from families participating in home visiting program services. A total of 12 focus groups were conducted.

Click here to download the Family Experiences and Transition Planning report.

Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Zadouri, Nane, Hampton, Patsy, & Terteryan, Araksi. (July 2015). Summary Findings from the 2014 Site Visit Family Focus Groups: Family Experiences & Transition Planning. Sacramento, CA: WestEd.

 

 

Family Exit Survey Findings for Phase I (2014-2015)

Based on the findings of previous focus groups and mailed family surveys, the WestEd External Evaluation developed a survey for families who exit home visiting services either prior to service completion or following program completion. The Family Exit Survey Findings for Phase I (through September 30, 2015) summarizes family beliefs about the value of home visiting programs, concerns about services, reasons for leaving the program (including program completion and early termination), referrals following home visiting, and changes experienced in the family that they credit to home visiting.

Click here to download the Family Exit Survey Findings for Phase I (October 2015) report.

 Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Terteryan, Araksi, Zadouri, Nane, & Hampton, Patsy. (October 2015). The California Home Visiting Program External Evaluation: California MIECHV Program Family Exit Survey findings for Phase 1. 2014-2015. Sacramento, CA.: WestEd.

 

 

Challenges Faced by Home Visitors

Beginning in 2012, the WestEd California Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) external evaluation team collected information through focus groups, online surveys, and interviews with home visitors and their supervising staff. This report highlights the significant challenges home visitors face in their line of work according to home visitors themselves and the program administrators who support them.

Click here to download the final report on Challenges Faced by Home Visitors.

 Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Terteryan, Araksi, & Zadouri, Nane. (September 2016). Challenges Faced by Home Visitors. Sacramento, CA.: WestEd.

 

 

Development of the Home Visitor Caseload Intensity Tool and the Summary Findings

This report focuses on the development of the Home Visitor Caseload Intensity Tool (Finello, 2016) and presents the summary findings from the California Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program external evaluation. The purpose of developing the Home Visitor Caseload Intensity Form was to create a tool to gather quantitative data from home visitors about their current caseloads and the intensity of clients served in home visiting programs. Click here to download the final report on Challenges Faced by Home Visitors. This was piloted with home visitors at competitive-funded program sites throughout California.

Click here to download the Development of the Home Visitor Caseload Intensity Tool and the Summary Findings report.

 

 Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Terteryan, Araksi, & Zadouri, Nane,. (September 2016). Development of the Home Visitor Caseload
Intensity Tool and the Summary Findings. Sacramento, CA.: WestEd.

 

 

California MIECHV Program Family Exit Survey Comprehensive Findings 2014-2016

The WestEd External Evaluation developed a survey for families who exit home visiting services either prior to service completion or following program completion based on the findings of previous focus groups and mailed family surveys. Based on the responses of 209 families who returned a survey to the program office, the California MIECHV Program Family Exit Survey Comprehensive Findings 2014-2016 report summarizes family beliefs about reasons for exiting the program, modifications needed, transition planning for services, frequency of home visits, family crises and resolutions, and family changes and stories credited to home visiting program.

Click here to download the California MIECHV Program Family Exit Survey Comprehensive Findings 2014-2016 report.

 Recommended Citation:

  Finello, Karen Moran, Zadouri, Nane, & Terteryan, Araksi. (September 2016). California MIECHV Program Family Exit Survey Comprehensive Findings 2014-2016. Sacramento, CA.: WestEd.