In-Home Family Education Presentation to Select Committee, WV Legislature, July 12, 2011

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In-Home Family Education Presentation to Select Committee, WV Legislature, July 12, 2011

  1. 1. IN-HOME FAMILY EDUCATION: A down payment for the future of West Virginia. <ul><li>Laurie McKeown, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in Community Outreach </li></ul>
  2. 2. In-Home Family Education <ul><li>Voluntary parenting education and support from before birth to age 3+. </li></ul><ul><li>Services provided in families’ homes by trained home visitors. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Components for Quality Home Visiting Programs <ul><li>Well-trained, competent staff </li></ul><ul><li>High quality supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Strong organizational capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Referral and service networks </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor fidelity of program </li></ul>
  4. 5. Endorsed by…
  5. 6. In-Home Family Education <ul><li>Improves child and maternal health. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces child abuse and neglect. </li></ul><ul><li>Increases school readiness. </li></ul><ul><li>The Case for Home Visiting, </li></ul><ul><li>The Pew Center on the States, May 2010 </li></ul>
  6. 7. Healthy Lifestyles Campaign <ul><li>Goals: reduce obesity and low birth weights. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive outcomes found in nutrition, physical activity, smoking and parent-child interactions. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Healthy Lifestyles Campaign Results
  8. 9. Improved Parenting Knowledge Results and Analysis of Parent Survey Data PICOPS Version 2, Sept. 2008
  9. 10. Improved Birth Outcomes   Lee et al. (2009). American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 154-160.
  10. 11. Improved Success at School DuMont et al. (2010). National Institute of Justice.
  11. 13. Federal Funding Allocations <ul><li>$1.5 billion over five years: </li></ul><ul><li>$100 million in FFY2010 </li></ul><ul><li>$250 million in FFY2011 </li></ul><ul><li>$350 million in FFY2012 </li></ul><ul><li>$400 million in FFY 2013 & FFY2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory appropriations </li></ul>
  12. 14. Federal Funding Allocations <ul><li>West Virginia received $855,628 for the first year, FY 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>West Virginia will be awarded $1,060,259 for 2nd year, FY 2012. </li></ul><ul><li>Funding level is combination of Formula Funding and competitive application. </li></ul>
  13. 15. State Funding <ul><li>Funding initiated in 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Study resolution concluded and recommended increased funding in 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>$250,000 increase adopted in 2008 – separate line-item established. </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental appropriation in 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>$150,000 increase in 2011 Session. </li></ul><ul><li>FY 2012 budget is $900,000. </li></ul>
  14. 16. For more information: <ul><li>Laurie McKeown, Chair </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in Community Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>304-523-9587 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.inhomefamilyed.com/ </li></ul>

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