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Term: Home Visiting Programs

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-12-12


Programs developed to assist with functioning for challenged families. Home visitors are trained in areas such as child development, family functioning, and parenting skills and make regular visits to families in order to reduce risk and increase protective factors associated with child maltreatment.

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  • Brownell M, Santos R, Kozyrskyj A, Roos N, Au W, Dik N, Chartier M, Girard D, Ekuma O, Sirski M, Tonn N, Schultz J. Next Steps in the Provincial Evaluation of the BabyFirst Program: Measuring Early Impacts on Outcomes Associated with Child Maltreatment. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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