Additional Resources

The following articles and other resources may be of interest to those seeking more detail regarding the theoretical underpinnings of the MTB clinical model as well as other home visiting and reflective parenting programs.

  • Baker, A., Piotrowski, C., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (1999) The Home Instruction Program for Youngsters (HIPPY). The Future of Children, 9, 116-133.
  • Bibring, G., Dwyer, T.F., Huntington, D.S., & Valenstein, A.F.  (1961).  A study of the psychological processes in pregnancy, and of the earliest mother-child relationship.  Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 16, 9-23.
  • Boris, N., Nagel, G., Larrieu, J.A., Zeanah, P.D., Zeanah, C.H. (2002) An innovative approach to addressing mental health issues in a nurse home visiting program. Paper presented at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.
  • Brazelton, T.B. (1994) Touchpoints: Opportunities for preventing problems in the parent-child relationship. ACTA Paediatric Supplement, 394, 35-39.
  • Brooten, D., Naylor, M., York, R., Brown, L., et al. (2002) Lessons learned from testing the quality cost model of advanced practice nursing transitional care. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 34, 369-375.
  • Brooten, D., Youngblut, J., Deatrick, J., Naylor, M., & York, R. (2003) Patient problems, advanced practice nursing (APN) interventions, time, and contacts among five patient groups. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 35, 73-79.
  • Carlson, E., & Sroufe, L.A. (1995) Contribution of attachment theory to developmental psychopathology. In D. Cicchetti & D.J. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental Psychopathology. New York: Wiley.
  • Carter, S., Osofsky, J., & Hann, D. (1991) Speaking for the baby: A therapeutic intervention with adolescent mothers and their infants. Infant Mental Health Journal, 12, 291-301.
  • Daro, D., & Harding, K. (1999) Healthy Families America: Using Research to Enhance Practice. The Future of Children, 9, 152-176.
  • Duggan, A., McFarlane, E., Windham, A., Rohde, C., et al. (1999) Evaluation of Hawaii’s Healthy Start Program. The Future of Children, 9, 66-90.
  • Flannagan, P. F., McGrath, M.M.,  Meyer, E.C. & Garcia Coll C. (1995).  Adolescent Development and the Transitions to Motherhood . Pediatrics 96, 272-277.
  • Fonagy, P., Gergely, G., Jurist, E., & Target, M. (2002) Affect Regulation, Mentalization, and the Development of the Self. New York, Other Books.
  • Fonagy, P., Steele, H., Steele, M., Leigh, T., Kennedy, R., Mattoon, G., & Target, M. (1995) Attachment, the reflective self, and borderline states: The predictive specificity of the Adult Attachment Interview and pathological emotional development. In S. Goldberg, R. Muir, & J. Kerr (Eds.), Attachment Theory: Social, Developmental, and Clinical Perspectives (pp. 233-278). New York: Analytic Press.
  • Fraiberg, S. (1980) Clinical Studies in Infant Mental Health. New York, NY: Basic Books.
  • Fraiberg, S., Adelson, E., & Shapiro, V. (1975). Ghosts in the nursery. A psychoanalytic approach to the problems of impaired infant-mother relationships. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,14(3), 387-421.
  • Gomby, D.S. (1999) Understanding evaluations of home visitation programs. The Future of Children, 9, 27-43.
  • Gomby, D.S., Culross, P.L., & Behrman, R.E. (2000) Home visiting: Recent program evaluations – analysis and recommendations. The Future of Children, 9,  4-26.
  • Gomby, D.S. (2000) Promise and limitations of home visitation. JAMA, 284, 1430-1431.
  • Green, M.& Palfrey, J. (2002). Bright futures: Guidelines for health supervision of infant, children & adolescents: Second Edition, Revised. Arlington, VA: National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health.
  • Grienenberger, J., Popek, P., Stein, S., Solow, J., Morrow, M., Levine, N., Alexandre, D., Ibarra, M., Wilson, A., Thompson, J. & Lehman, J. (2004).  The Wright Institute Reflective Parenting Program  Workshop Training Manual.  Unpublished manual, The Wright Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Grienenberger, J., Kelly, K. & Slade, A.  (2005).  Maternal Reflective Functioning, Mother-Infant Affective Communication and Infant Attachment:  Exploring The Link Between Mental States and Observed Caregiving.  Attachment and Human Development, 7, 299-311.
  • Hahn, R.A., Bilukha, O., Crosby, A., Fullilove, M., Lieberman, A., Moscicki, E., Snyder, S., Tuma, F., Schofield, A., Corso, P, & Briss, P. (2003) First reports evaluating the effectiveness of strategies for preventing violence: Early childhood home visitation. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 52, (14), 1-9.
  • Heinicke, C., Fineman, N., Ruth, G., Recchia, L., Guthrie, D., & Rodning, C. (1999) Relationship-based intervention with at-risk first time mothers: Outcomes in the first year of life. Infant Mental Health Journal.
  • Heinicke, C., Goorsky, M., Moscov, S., Dudley, K., Gordon, J., Schneider, C., & Guthrie, D. (2000) Relationship-based interventions with at-risk mothers: Variations in process and outcome. Infant Mental Health Journal, 21, 133-155.
  • Heinicke, C., Fineman, N.R., Ponce, V.A., & Guthrie, D. (2001) Relationship-based intervention with at-risk mothers: Outcomes in the second year of life. Infant Mental Health Journal, 22, 431-462.
  • Kearney, M., York, R., & Deatrick, J. (2000) Effects of home visits to vulnerable young families. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 32, 369-376.
  • Kaplan,-Sarnoff, M., & Zuckerman, B. (1999) Healthy Steps Manual. Boston: Boston University School of Medicine.
    Kitzman, H., Olds, D., Henderson, C., et al. (1997) Effect of prenatal and infancy home visitation by nurses on pregnancy outcomes, childhood injuries, and repeated childbearing. JAMA, 278, 644-652.
  • Kitzman, H., Olds, D., Sidora, K, et al. (2000) Enduring effects of nurse home visitation on maternal life course.  JAMA, 283, 1983-1989.
  • Korfmacher, J., O’Brien, R., Hiatt, S., & Olds, D. (1999) Differences in program implementation between nurses and paraprofessionals providing home visits during pregnancy and infancy: A randomized trial. American Journal of Public Health, 89, 1847-1851.
  • Leadbeater, B., Bishop, S., & Raver, C. (1996). Quality of mother-toddler interactions, maternal depressive symptoms and behavioral problems in preschoolers of adolescent mothers. Developmental Psychology, 32, 280-288.
  • Lieberman, A.F. (2003) Starting Early: Prenatal and infant intervention. Paper presented at Irving B. Harris Festschrift, Chicago, IL, May 12, 2003.
  • Lieberman, A.F., Padron, E., Van Horn, P., & Harris, W. (2004).  Angels in the nursery: The intergenerational transmission of benevolent parental influences.  Unpublished manuscript, University of California San Francisco. 
  • Lieberman, A. & Pawl, J.  (1993) Infant-Parent psychotherapy.  In C. Zeanah, (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Mental Health.  New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Lieberman, A., Silverman, R., & Pawl, J. (2000).  Infant-parent psychotherapy: Core concepts and current approaches.  In Zeanah, C.H. (Ed.)  Handbook of Infant Mental Health, pp. 472-485. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Lieberman, A.F., Weston, D., & Pawl, J. (1991) Preventative intervention and outcome with anxiously attached dyads. Child Development, 62, 199-209.
  • McLanahan, S., Garfinkel, I., Reichman, N., Teitler, J., Carlson, M., & Audigier, C. N. (2003). The fragile families and child well-being study: Baseline national report. Princeton, NJ: Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing.
  • Moore, M. R., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2002). Adolescent parenthood. In E. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting (2nd ed.) (Vol. 4, pp. 173-214). Mahwah, NJ: Earlbaum.
  • Olds, D. (2002) Prenatal and infancy home visiting by nurses: from randomized trials to community replication.  Prevention Science, 3, 153-172.
  • Olds, D., Eckenrode, J., Henderson, C., et al. (1997) Long term effects of home visitation on maternal life course and child abuse and neglect. JAMA, 278, 637-643.
  • Olds, D., Henderson, C., Kitzman, H., & Cole, R. (1995) Effects of prenatal and infancy home visitation on surveillance of child maltreatment. Pediatrics, 95, 365-372.
  • Olds, D., Henderson, C., Kitzman, H., Eckenrode, J., et al. (1999) Prenatal and infancy home visitation by nurses: Recent findings. The Future of Children, 9, 44-65.
  • Olds, D., Hill, P., Robinson, J., Song, N., & Little, C. (2000) Update on home visiting for pregnant women and parents of young children. Current Problems in Pediatrics, 30, 109-141.
  • Olds, D., Robinson, J., O’Brien, R., Luckey, D., Pettitt, L., Henderson, C., Ng, R., Sheff, K., Korfmacher, J., Hiatt, S., & Talmi, A. (2002) Home visiting by paraprofessionals and by nurses: A randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics, 110, 486-496.
  • Prochanska, J. O. & DiClemente, C. C. (1986). Towards a Comprehensive Model of Change. In Miller, W.R. & Heather, N. (Eds.), Treating Addictive Behaviors: Processes of Change. (pp. 3–97). New York: Plenum Press.
  • Robinson, J., Emde, R., & Korfmacher, J. (1997) Integrating an emotional regulation perspective in a program of prenatal and early childhood home visitation. Journal of Community Psychology, 25, 59-75.
  • Sadler, L. S. (1997). The process of intergenerational child rearing among urban African American adolescent mothers and grandmothers during the transition to motherhood. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, University of Connecticut., Storrs, CT.
  • Sadler, L. S., & Cowlin, A. (2003). Moving into parenthood: A program for new adolescent mothers combining parent education with creative physical activity. Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 8, 62-70.
  • Sadler, L.S., Slade, A., & Mayes, L.C. (2006).  Minding the Baby: A mentalization based parenting program.  In J.G. Allen & P. Fonagy (Eds.), Handbook of Mentalization-Based Treatment, pp. 271-288.  Chichester, UK: Wiley.
  • Sadler, L. S., Swartz, M. K., & Ryan-Krause, P. (2003). Supporting adolescent mothers and their children through a high school-based child care center. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 17, 109-117.
  • Sadler, L. S., Swartz, M. K., Ryan-Krause, P., Seitz, V., Meadows-Oliver, M., Grey, M., et al. (2007). Promising outcomes in teen mothers enrolled in a school-based parent support program and child care center. Journal of School Health, 77, 121-130.
  • Sameroff, A., & Fiese, B. (2000) Models of development and developmental risk. In C. Zeanah, (Ed.), Handbook of Infant Mental Health (2nd edition, pp. 3-19). New York: Guilford Press.
  • Seitz, V., & Apfel, N. H. (1999). Effective interventions for adolescent mothers. Clinical Psychology-Science & Practice, 6(1), 50-66.
  • Slade, A. (1999) Representation, symbolization, and affect regulation in the concomitant treatment of a mother and child: Attachment theory and child psychotherapy. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 19, 797-830.
  • Slade, A. (2003) Two therapies: Attachment organization and the clinical process. In L. Atkinson & S Goldberg, Attachment Issues in Psychopathology and Intervention, pp. 181-206. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Press.
  • Slade, A. (2005)  Parental Reflective Functioning: An Introduction.  Attachment and Human Development, 7,269-281.
  • Slade, A., Cohen, L.J., Sadler, L.S., & Miller, M. (2009). The Psychology and Psychopathology of Pregnancy.  In C. Zeanah, Ed. The Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Third Edition. New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Slade, A., Grienenberger, J., Bernbach, E., Levy, D., & Locker, A. (2005)  Maternal Reflective Functioning and Attachment: Considering the Transmission Gap.  Attachment and Human Development, 7, 283-292.
  • Slade, A., Sadler, L.S., Mayes, L. (2005). Minding the Baby: Enhancing reflective functioning in a nursing/mental health home visiting program.  In L. J. Berlin, Y. Ziv, L. Amaya-Jackson, & E. M.  Cummings, Eds.  Enhancing early attachments. New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Slade, A., Sadler, L.S., deDios-Kenn, C., Webb, D., Ezepchick, J., & Mayes, L. (2005). Minding the Baby: A reflective parenting program. Psychoanalytic Study of the  Child. 
  • St. Pierre, R., & Layzer, J. (1999) Using home visits for multiple purposes: The Comprehensive Child Development Program. The Future of Children, 9, 134-151.
  • Wagner, M., & Clayton, S. (1999) The Parents as Teachers Program: Results from two demonstrations.  The Future of Children, 9, 91-115.
  • Whitman, T. L., Borkowski, J., Keogh, D., & Weed, K. (2001). Interwoven lives. Mahwah: Lawrence Earlbaum.
  • Zero to Three: Perinatal mental health: Supporting new families through vulnerability and change. A. Slade, L. Mayes, & N. Epperson, Eds. June-July 2002.