APPENDIX A

AGENDA

Workshop on Revisiting Home Visiting

Monday, March 8 & Tuesday, March 9, 1999

Georgetown University Conference Center

Washington, DC

Monday, March 8, 1999

DAY ONE:
WHAT CAN WE NOW SAY ABOUT HOME VISITING STRATEGIES?

8:30 - 9:00

Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose of the Workshop

Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University

  1. To portray the diversity of home visiting interventions

  2. To consider where there is agreement about the conditions under which, for whom, and for which outcomes a home visiting strategy is and is not effective -- where are the opportunities for agreement and where not?

  3. To place the knowledge base about home visiting in the context of other pertinent basic and intervention research literatures

  4. To identify the most promising avenues for future research and policy

9:00 - 10:00

Perspectives on the Standards of Evidence in Assessing Home Visiting

David Olds, Kempe Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado at Denver

Deborah Daro, National Center on Child Abuse and Prevention Research

Robert Granger, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation

Moderator: Ann Segal, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:00 – 11:00

Summaries of New Efforts to Synthesize Research on Home Visitation

  • Discussion of The Future of Children: Revisiting Home Visitation:

Deanna Gomby, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

  • Discussion of Home Visiting Summit:

Matthew Melmed, Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families

Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University

11:00 – 11:15

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Revisiting Home Visiting: Summary of a Workshop APPENDIX A AGENDA Workshop on Revisiting Home Visiting Monday, March 8 & Tuesday, March 9, 1999 Georgetown University Conference Center Washington, DC Monday, March 8, 1999 DAY ONE: WHAT CAN WE NOW SAY ABOUT HOME VISITING STRATEGIES? 8:30 - 9:00 Welcome, Introductions, and Purpose of the Workshop Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University To portray the diversity of home visiting interventions To consider where there is agreement about the conditions under which, for whom, and for which outcomes a home visiting strategy is and is not effective -- where are the opportunities for agreement and where not? To place the knowledge base about home visiting in the context of other pertinent basic and intervention research literatures To identify the most promising avenues for future research and policy 9:00 - 10:00 Perspectives on the Standards of Evidence in Assessing Home Visiting David Olds, Kempe Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado at Denver Deborah Daro, National Center on Child Abuse and Prevention Research Robert Granger, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation Moderator: Ann Segal, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 10:00 – 11:00 Summaries of New Efforts to Synthesize Research on Home Visitation Discussion of The Future of Children: Revisiting Home Visitation: Deanna Gomby, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Discussion of Home Visiting Summit: Matthew Melmed, Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University 11:00 – 11:15 BREAK

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Revisiting Home Visiting: Summary of a Workshop 11:15 – 12:00 Presentation of Meta-Analysis of Home Visiting Interventions Mark Appelbaum, Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego Monica Sweet, Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University 12:00 – 12:30 Discussion 12:30 – 1:15 LUNCH 1:15 – 1:45 Cost Analysis and Effectiveness of Home Visiting Interventions Steven Barnett, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University Commentary and Discussion—What Can We Say Today About Home Visiting? 1:45 – 2:30 Home visiting for which outcomes? Janet Dean, Community Infant Program Anne Duggan, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University 2:30 – 3:15 For whom is home visiting most effective? Claire Dunham, Ounce of Prevention Fund Mary Wagner, Center for Education and Human Services, SRI International 3:15 – 3:30 BREAK 3:30 – 4:15 What are the biggest barriers to success? John Landsverk, Services Research Center, Children’s Hospital - San Diego Mildred Winter, Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc. 4:15 – 5:00 What are the critical elements of effective home visiting strategies? Amy Baker, The Children’s Village Terry Carrilio, Policy Institute, San Diego State University School of Social Work Moderator: Christoph Heinicke, UCLA Family Development Project, University of California at Los Angeles

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Revisiting Home Visiting: Summary of a Workshop Tuesday, March 9, 1999 DAY TWO: What can we learn from other research and interventions to inform the future of home visiting? Research on Family Circumstances: Implications for Home Visiting 9:00 – 9:45 Circumstances of Families in Poverty Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Teachers College, Columbia University 9:45 – 10:30 Maternal Depression/Mental Health Douglas Teti, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County 10:30 – 10:45 BREAK 10:45 – 11:30 Child Abuse and Neglect David Kolko, Department of Child Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Child and Parent Behavior Clinic, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic 11:30 – 12:15 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Linda Espinosa, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, University of Missouri Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University 12:15 - 1:00 LUNCH 1:00 - 3:00 What can we learn from other services and intervention strategies? Center-based programs: Donna Bryant, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Early Head Start: Tammy Mann, Early Head Start National Resource Center, Zero to Three JoAnn Robinson, Kempe Prevention Research Center for Family and Child Health, University of Colorado at Denver Moving to Opportunity: Jens Ludwig, Department of Public Policy, Georgetown University Parent Education Programs: Heather Weiss, Harvard Family Research Project, Harvard University Teen Parent Programs: Ellen Eliason Kisker, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. Moderator: Jean Layzer, Abt Associates, Inc. 3:00 - 3:15 BREAK

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Revisiting Home Visiting: Summary of a Workshop 3:15 - 5:00 Conclusions: Panel Discussion Robin Britt, Executive Director, United Child Development Services, Inc. Anne Cohn Donnelly, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Brenda Jones Harden, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland Lisbeth Schorr, Project on Effective Services, Harvard University Moderator: Ruth T. Gross, Professor of Pediatrics, Emerita, Stanford University