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Here are some of the key studies about home-visiting programs:

  • "Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect,'' 1997, by David L. Olds of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, in Denver; (303) 864-5200.
  • "Effect of Prenatal and Infancy Home Visitation By Nurses on Pregnancy Outcomes, Childhood Injuries, and Repeated Childbearing,'' 1997, by Harriet Kitzman of the University of Rochester Medical Center, in Rochester, N.Y.;(716) 275-8874.
  • "Intensive Home Visitation: A Randomized Trial, Follow-up and Risk Assessment Study of Hawaii's Healthy Start Program,'' 1996, by the Center on Child Abuse and Prevention Research, National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse, in Chicago; (312) 663-3520.
  • "Evaluation of HIPPY Program: A Look at Outcomes for Children at the End of Second Grade,'' 1995, by the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Available from HIPPY USA;(212) 532-7700.
  • "National Evaluation of the Even Start Family Literacy Program,'' 1995, by Abt Associates and RMC Research Corporation. Available from the U.S. Department of Education;(202) 260-0991.
  • "Second Wave Study of the Parents as Teachers Program,'' 1991, by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Parents as Teachers National Center Inc. Available from the PAT National Center Inc., in St. Louis; (314) 432-4330.

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