HOME VISITATION

IN MICHIGAN

HOME VISITING MODELS

  • Early Head Start- child focused; increase school readiness for children in low-income families
  • Healthy Families America- works with families with histories of trauma, IPV, and mental health/substance abuse issues
  • Maternal Infant Health- serves pregnant women and infants with Medicaid; promotes healthy pregnancies and healthy infants
  • Nurse Family Partnership- helps vulnerable first-time mom and babies, provides competent care for children
  • Parents As Teachers- intimate, relationship-based approach, parents are their child's first educators, meets state and federal criteria for EBP
  • http://www.michigan.gov/homevisiting/0,5450,7-314-69227-332281--,00.html
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RECENT FUNDING

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BILL NO. 5572

On August 1, 2012, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law an act that ensures the state's investments in home visiting is directed toward evidence based and time proven programs. This act was also passed unanimously in the senate and by bipartisan majority in the house. The act also requires departments to measure and track outcomes such as reduction in child abuse, fewer preterm births, enhance social-emotional development, self-sufficiency of parents and their children, and increased school readiness.

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