Evaluations of Healthy Families America by State
Here you will find links to studies and evaluations of state level Healthy Families programs.
- LeCroy & Krysik (2011). Randomized trial of the Healthy Families Arizona home visiting program. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1761-1766.
- Falconer, M. K., Clark, M. H., & Parris, D. (2011). Validity in an evaluation of Healthy Families Florida-A program to prevent child abuse and neglect. Children and Youth Services Review, 33(1), 66-77.
- Bair-Merritt, M. H., Jennings, J. M., Chen, R., Burrell, L., McFarlane, E., Fuddy, L., et al. (2010). Reducing maternal intimate partner violence after the birth of a child: A randomized controlled trial of the Hawaii Healthy Start home visitation program. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 164(1), 16-23.
- Dew & Breakey (2014). An evaluation of Hawaii’s Healthy Start Program using child abuse hospitalization data. Journal of Family Violence, 29(8), 893-900.
- Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research. (2015). The Massachusetts Healthy Families Evaluation-2 (MHFE-2): A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Statewide Home Visiting Program for Young Parents. Final report to the Children's Trust of Massachusetts. Medford, MA: Tufts University.
- Easterbrooks MA, Bartlett JD, Raskin M, Goldberg J, Contreras MM, Kotake C, Chaudhuri JH, Jacobs FH (2013). Limiting home visiting effects: maternal depression as a moderator of child maltreatment. Pediatrics, 132 (Suppl 2), S126-133.
- Easterbrooks, M.A., Jacobs, F. H., Bartlett, J. D., Goldberg, J., Contreras, M. M., Kotake, C., Raskin, M., Chaudhuri, J. H. (2013). Initial findings from a randomized, controlled trial of Healthy Families Massachusetts: Early program impacts on young mothers' parenting. Report to Pew Trusts.
- Cullen, J. P., Ownbey, J. B., & Ownbey, M. A. (2010). The effects of the Healthy Families America home visitation program on parenting attitudes and practices and child social and emotional competence. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 27(5), 335-354.
- Ownbey, M., Ownbey, J., & Cullen, J. (2011). The effects of a Healthy Families home visitation program on rapid and teen repeat births. Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal, 28(6), 439-458.
- Research Brief: Healthy Families New York Prevents Child Maltreatment - Fall 2013
- Research Brief: Healthy Families New York Promotes Success at School - Fall 2013
- Healthy Families New York Home Visiting Program Improves Birth Outcomes - August 2012
- Findings from Randomized Control Trial (RCT) - November 2010
- Kirkland, K. (2013). Effectiveness of home visiting as a strategy for promoting children’s adjustment to school. Zero To Three, 33(3), 31-37.
- Kirkland, K., & Mitchell-Herzfeld, S. (2012). Evaluating the effectiveness of home visiting services in promoting children’s adjustment in school. Final report to Pew Center on the States.
- Rodriguez, M. L., DuMont, K. A., Mitchell-Herzfeld, S. D., Walden, N. J., & Greene, R. (2010). Effects of Healthy Families New York on the promotion of maternal parenting competencies and the prevention of harsh parenting. Child Abuse and Neglect, 34(10) 711-723.
- DuMont, K., Kirkland, K., Mitchell-Herzfeld, S., Ehrhard-Dietzel, S., Rodriguez, M. L., Lee, E., Layne, C., & Greene, R. (2010). A randomized trial of Healthy Families New York (HFNY): Does home visiting prevent child maltreatment? Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice.
- Green, et al., (2016). Testing the Effectiveness of Healthy Families America in an Accredited Statewide System: Outcomes and Cost-Benefits of the Healthy Families Oregon Program: Final Project Report.
- Green, B.L., (2014). Results from a randomized trial of the Healthy Families Oregon accredited statewide program: Early program impacts on parenting. Children and Youth Services Review (44), 288–298.
- Green, B.L., Tarte, J.M., Harrison, P.M., Nygren, M., Sanders, M.B. (2014). Results from a randomized trial of the Healthy Families Oregon accredited statewide program: Early program impacts on parenting, Children and Youth Services Review.
- Huntington & Galano (2013). Does Home Visiting Benefit Only First-Time Mothers? Evidence from Healthy Families Virginia. Zero to Three, 33(3), 24-30.
Check back in the future as we add more studies and research reports to this list when they are published.