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Message ID: 9242
Date: 2012-07-25

Author:Brodowski, Melissa (ACF)

Subject:FYI: Release of EBHV Cross-site Evaluation Cost Study Background and Design Update report

Dear Colleagues – We are very pleased to release a new report, “Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting (EBHV) to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Cross-Site Evaluation Cost Study Background and Design Update”. The report reviews the purpose of cost analyses and existing literature on the costs of home visiting program models selected by the Children’s Bureau EBHV grant cluster, describes plans for collection and analysis of cross-site cost study data. The EBHV projects were originally funded in 2008 by the Children’s Bureau and were later incorporated into the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) State Formula Grant Program which is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The EBHV cross-site cost analysis aims to produce estimates of the total annual costs to implementing agencies (IAs) of operating home visiting programs and the average cost per participating family. It also will explore how costs are allocated across program components and how costs vary among agencies with differing program features or contexts. The report provides details on how program components were defined, how the values of resources necessary for providing home visiting programs will be estimated, and factors affecting our choice of data collection and analysis methods. The report is now available at http://supportingebhv.org/crossite (scroll down to the Reports section on the page) and from Mathematica Policy Research. The website also includes information about the EBHV projects funded, and other research briefs and reports developed by Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall over the last 4 four years. The full cross-site evaluation design report and all data collection instruments being used are also posted. We are currently in process of completing the cross-site evaluation and we will be sharing other reports from this body of work over the next several months. Please let me know if you have questions. Thank you! Melissa Melissa Lim Brodowski, PhD, MSW, MPH Prevention Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect Children's Bureau, ACYF, ACF, USDHHS 1250 Maryland Ave, SW 8th Floor #8111 Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202-205-2629 Fax: 202-260-9345 Email: melissa.brodowski@acf.hhs.gov

Dear Colleagues – We are very pleased to release a new report, “Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting (EBHV) to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Cross-Site Evaluation Cost Study Background and Design Update”. The report reviews the purpose of cost analyses and existing literature on the costs of home visiting program models selected by the Children’s Bureau EBHV grant cluster, describes plans for collection and analysis of cross-site cost study data. The EBHV projects were originally funded in 2008 by the Children’s Bureau and were later incorporated into the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) State Formula Grant Program which is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The EBHV cross-site cost analysis aims to produce estimates of the total annual costs to implementing agencies (IAs) of operating home visiting programs and the average cost per participating family. It also will explore how costs are allocated across program components and how costs vary among agencies with differing program features or contexts. The report provides details on how program components were defined, how the values of resources necessary for providing home visiting programs will be estimated, and factors affecting our choice of data collection and analysis methods. The report is now available at http://supportingebhv.org/crossite (scroll down to the Reports section on the page) and from Mathematica Policy Research. The website also includes information about the EBHV projects funded, and other research briefs and reports developed by Mathematica Policy Research and Chapin Hall over the last 4 four years. The full cross-site evaluation design report and all data collection instruments being used are also posted. We are currently in process of completing the cross-site evaluation and we will be sharing other reports from this body of work over the next several months. Please let me know if you have questions. Thank you! Melissa Melissa Lim Brodowski, PhD, MSW, MPH Prevention Specialist Office on Child Abuse and Neglect Children's Bureau, ACYF, ACF, USDHHS 1250 Maryland Ave, SW 8th Floor #8111 Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202-205-2629 Fax: 202-260-9345 Email: melissa.brodowskiacf.hhs.gov