Partnership for the Future: Health Centers and Maternal Child Health Home Visiting Opportunities
Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Value-Based Health Care Transformation
Resource Subtopic: Health Equity, Population Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Programs and Services.Keywords: Access to Care, Patient Education, Infants, Toddlers, and Children (Pediatrics), Integrated Care, Non-Clinical Services, Partnerships.
Year Developed: 2022Resource Type: Publication.
Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff PCAs
Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization).
Resource Summary: The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) has developed a publication on Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) funded home visiting programs working in partnership with health centers. The publication outlines key steps and resources for integrating MIECHV programs and health centers and provides examples of successful collaborations.
Resource Details: The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (NNCC) has developed a publication on the background, value and benefits of Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) funded home visiting programs working in partnership with health centers. The publication outlines key steps and resources for building those partnerships. It also discusses two MIECHV approved models of implementation: Nurse-Family Partnership, a program utilizing specially educated nurses who visit parents or caregivers from early pregnancy through the child\'s second birthday, and Parents as Teachers (PAT), which supports families with young children through personal visits, group connections, child screening, and resource networks. Examples of successful partnerships between health centers and home visiting programs are provided.
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