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2021 Collaborative Science of Home Visiting Meeting

The Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative (HARC) held its sixth annual Collaborative Science of Home Visiting meeting from March 15th to March 17th, 2021. Recordings of all sessions are available below. Please contact Kay O’Neill at with any questions.

Opening Plenary - Welcome and Overview of the Meeting

Kay O’Neill, MSPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Kyle Peplinksi, MA (HRSA)
Aleta Meyer, PhD (ACF OPRE

How HARC Members are Building the New HV Research Paradigm

Anne Duggan, ScD (Johns Hopkins University)

How Home Visiting Stakeholders Can Use the Precision Paradigm to Design Studies Aligned with Emerging Funding Opportunities

April Wilson, PhD (Child Trends)
Jill Filene, MPH (James Bell Associates)

Relational Techniques to Build Family Engagement -- The Research We Have and the Research We Need to Inform Policy and Practice

Allison West, PhD (Johns Hopkins University)
Mary Frese (Erikson Institute)
Mariel Sparr, PhD (James Bell Associates)

Pandemic Perspectives -- Virtual Visits and the Precision Paradigm

Jon Korfmacher, PhD (Erikson Institute)
Dorian Traube, PhD (University of Southern California)

Mapping the Paradigm to Describe and Differentiate Mental Health Interventions within HV

Darius Tandon, PhD (Northwestern University)
Robert Ammerman, PhD (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital)

Moving toward Precision in Prenatal HV -- Model, Local Program and Participant’s Perspectives on HV Pathways to Good Birth Outcomes

Ciara Zagaja, MPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Danielle D. Gaskin, MSPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Paris Lowe, MSPH candidate (Johns Hopkins University)

Using the Paradigm to Answer Models’ High Priority Research Questions by Sharing Existing MIS Data

Morgan Taylor, MSPH (Johns Hopkins University)
Nichole Sturmfels, MPH (James Bell Associates)
Rebecca Fauth, PhD (Child Trends/Tufts University)

Closing Session - What We've Learned and Directions for 2021 and Beyond

Cynthia Minkovitz, MPP, MD (Johns Hopkins University)
MaryCatherine Arbour, MD (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)