Home Visitation

Below is a sampling of resources about home visitation.

  • Brooten, D. et al., (2001). A randomized trial of nurse specialist home care for women with high risk pregnancies: Outcomes and costs. American Journal of Managed Care, 7, 793-803.
  • Cawthorne, A., & Arons, J. (2010). There's no place like home. Home visiting programs can support pregnant women and new parents. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from: http://americanprogress.org/issues/2010/01/home_visitation_memo.html
  • Eckenrode, J., Campa, M., Luckey, D. W., Henderson, C. R., Cole, R., Kitzman, H., Anson, E., Sidora-Arcoleo, K., Powers, J., & Olds, D. (2010). Long-term effects of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course of youths: 19-year follow-up of a randomized trial. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 164, 9-15.
  • Howard, K. S., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (2009). The role of home-visiting programs in preventing child abuse and neglect. The Future of Children, 19, 119-146.
  • Karoly, L., Kilburn, M., & Cannon, J. (2005). Early childhood interventions: Proven results, future promise. RAND Report  no. MG-341. Santa Monica, CA: RAND.
  • Kearney, M., York, R. & Deatrick, J. (2000). Effects of home visits to vulnerable young families. Image, the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 32, 369-376.
  • Kitzman, H. J., Olds, D. L., Cole, R. E., Hanks, C. A., Anson, E. A., Arcoleo, K. J., Luckey, D. W., Knudtson, M. D., Henderson, C. R.,Jr, & Holmberg, J. R. (2010). Enduring effects of prenatal and infancy home visiting by nurses on children: Follow-up of a randomized trial among children at age 12 years. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 164, 412-418. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.76.
  • Kitzman, H., Olds, D., Sidora, K., et al. (2000). Enduring effects of nurse home visitation on maternal life course. JAMA, 283, 1983-1989.
  • Lee, S., Aos, S., & Miller, M. (2008). Evidence-based programs to prevent children from entering and remaining in the child welfare system: Benefits and costs. Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Available on-line: http://www.wsipp.wa.gov/rptfiles/08-07-3901.pdf
  • 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., 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., Sadler, L. S., Kitzman, H. (2007). Programs for parents of infants and toddlers: Recent evidence from randomized trials. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 48, 355-391.
  • 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.
  • Slade, A., Sadler, L. S., & Mayes, L. (2005). Minding the Baby: Enhancing parental reflective functioning in a nursing/mental health home visiting program. In Berlin et al., op. cit.