Methodology Summary: Description of A Qualitative Exploration of Parent Retention and Engagement in Early Childhood Home Visiting

In 2014, the MN Department of Health contracted with Wilder Research to explore issues related to parent engagement and retention in home visiting. This brief provides an overview of the project itself, including the background and rationale, methods used, and lessons learned. To learn about the findings, see the Executive Summary and the topic briefs (Home visiting referral process, Relationships between parents and home visitors, Parent perceptions of program benefits, and Promoting retention in home visiting).



Holm-Hansen, Cheryl
Thomsen, Darcie


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Home Visiting Engagement and Retention

Wilder Research conducted a qualitative exploration of parent retention and engagement in early childhood home visiting for the Minnesota Department of Health. Over 300 semi-structured interviews were conducted with parents from 19 home visiting sites across Minnesota.

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