Maternal Child Health Series
Home Visiting: Getting kids off to a good start
Karen Schimke - President and CEO
Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
Peggy Sheehan RN BSN IBCLC
Schenectady County Public Health Services
This program will provide insight into the different models of home visiting, and highlight Schenectady County’s home visiting programs. Peggy Sheehan will share key lessons learned in Schenectady, and provide practical advice for enhancing program success. Karen Schimke will provide an overview of the research on home visiting, models of home visiting in New York State, and their relative strengths.
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:
- Provide the rationale and cite evidence supporting the effectiveness of home visiting in promoting early childhood development
- Describe different models of home visiting
- List strategies for engaging stakeholders, including policy makers and the media in promoting home visiting
- List the factors that make up a comprehensive home visiting system
- List the factors that contribute to the success of Schenectady's home visiting program
Originally broadcast May 15, 2008
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
These activities have been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-160 and have been approved for 1.0 contact hour each.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.