Replicating Evidence-Based Home Visiting Models: A Framework for Assessing Fidelity

Supporting Evidence-Based Home Visiting to Prevent Child Maltreatment, Brief #3
Dec 30, 2010
Deborah Daro (Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago)
This brief presents a system to monitor fidelity in evidence-based infant and early childhood home visiting programs. Topics addressed include defining fidelity and its impact on program outcomes; assessing fidelity during initial and ongoing program implementation; and selecting program level, provider level, service delivery, and participant level indicators to obtain a comprehensive view of fidelity.