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Promoting Family Engagement in Home Visiting: An Overview of Innovative Efforts

Project: National Home Visiting Resource Center

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Most home visiting providers recognize the importance of engaging families in services.

Many differ, however, in how they measure success. Do parents and caregivers need to complete an entire program to be considered engaged? Can they be actively involved in services for a brief time? This brief explores three emerging efforts to define and promote family engagement in home visiting:

  • District of Columbia Home Visiting Innovation Award Project
  • Oklahoma Home Visiting Innovation Award Project
  • Coalition for Research on Engagement and Well-Being