Indiana University SPEA Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania AIR American University

Panel: Lessons Learned from the Federal Home Visiting Program
(Family and Child Policy)

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Merrick I (Hyatt Regency Miami)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Kyle Peplinski, Health Resources and Services Administration; George Washington University
Panel Chairs:  Kyle Peplinski, Health Resources and Services Administration; George Washington University
Discussants:  Anne K. Duggan, Johns Hopkins University

Performance Measurement System Re-Design for the Federal Home Visiting Program
Kyle Peplinski1,2, Carlos Cano2, Judith Labiner-Wolfe2 and Leandra Olson2, (1)George Washington University, (2)Health Resources and Services Administration

The Implementation of a National Quality Improvement Model: The Home Visiting Coiin
Mary Mackrain, Education Development Center, Carlos Cano, Health Resources and Services Administration and Mary Catherine Arbour, Harvard University

The Federal Home Visiting Program As a Lever for State Early Childhood Systems Development
Amanda Innes Dominguez1, Kyle Peplinski1,2 and Pamela Sun1, (1)Health Resources and Services Administration, (2)George Washington University

The purpose of this panel is to describe the efforts of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) to implement evidence-based social and health policy programs at a national level. The panel will focus on initiatives related to continuous quality improvement, rigorous evaluation, performance measurement, and resource leveraging supported by federal policy-makers, state and local partners, grantees, and other stakeholders. The panel will address key questions of how lessons learned from the experience of developing a national program and an intentional focus on continuous quality improvement have resulted in policy development.
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