Conference Presentations

Downloadable PDFs of national conference presentations about the NREC, conducting child assessments, research 101, designing research to measure the effectiveness of early childhood intervention programs, and measuring parent engagement as a program outcome.

Measuring Parent Engagement in Early Childhood Intervention Programs

This is a presentation from the National Conference on Family Literacy in Louisville, KY, on April 28-30, 2013.

Evaluating Fidelity, Implementation, and Effectiveness in Early Childhood Intervention

This is a symposium from the 26th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference discussing evidence & establishing effectiveness in national models of early Childhood home visiting programs and the challenges of establishing evidence of effectiveness.

Demystifying Research: The Role of Research and Evaluation to Establish “Evidence" in Early Childhood Intervention Programs

Symposium from the 26th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference discussing evidence & establishing effectiveness in national models of early Childhood home visiting programs and the challenges of establishing evidence of effectiveness.

Assessment Workshop

This is a workshop presentation discussing an overview and review of assessments for both children in HIPPY and Parent measures.

Are We Asking The Right Questions: Evidence of Effectiveness in Early Childhood Home Visiting

This is a presentation from the 2012 Children’s Mental Health conference. The presentation focused on issues in establishing program efficacy and impact through  research and evaluation beginning with asking relevant and well-formulated study questions.  It also introduces the NREC as a new initiative for HIPPY USA, identifies the criteria used to endorse HIPPY as an approved model for federal home visiting, and  outlines challenges experienced when local concerns and agendas do not match the “evidence” collected for a program.

Additional Resources

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