Designing and Conducting Home Visiting Evaluations in Tribal Communities: Takeaways from the HomVEE Tribal Review

OPRE Report #2018-34
Publisher: Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation
Feb 28, 2018
Andrea Mraz Esposito, Emily Sama-Miller, and Elizabeth Davenport Pollock

This brief highlights key challenges associated with conducting research in tribal communities, findings on tribal home visiting effectiveness research and key lessons from Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) research that are helpful for building a stronger and richer evidence base in any community. The purpose of this brief is to inform evaluators of how to design and conduct high quality home visiting evaluations in tribal communities based on lessons learned from evidence-based home visiting models.