National Quality Improvement Initiative in Home Visiting Services Improves Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration
In the first episode, HV CoIIN Improvement Advisor Rachael Glisson talks to two home visitors from CoIIN’s Caregiver Depression Collaboration: Beth Porter, Planned Parenthood doula and certified parent educator for the Bristol Warren Regional School District in Rhode Island, and Ashley Maddox, family support specialist with Healthy Families Columbus for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Hear how they overcame obstacles, what they did that worked, and how they applied CQI strategies to improve outcomes for new families dealing with depression.
Supporting Continuous Quality Improvement in Programs and Services for Young Children
ChildTrends.org mentioned HV CoIIN’s work in their blog post, “Supporting continuous quality improvement in programs and services for young children.”
Assessing the Effectiveness of Technical Assistance
HV CoIIN is featured in a new case study, Assessing the Effectiveness of Technical Assistance, published by Mathematica and ASPE. The case study showcases how quality improvement can be a powerful tool to measure the effectiveness of the various TA initiates currently working to support MIECHV.
Addressing Maternal Depression in Alabama
EDC.org spotlights HV CoIIN 2.0’s Alabama success in the article, Addressing Maternal Depression in Alabama: Home visitors learn how to help new mothers cope with postpartum depression.