Improving the Lives of Children and Families Through Home Visitation

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

A recent quasi-experimental design study indicated that at-risk families receiving home visitation were 173% less likely to enter the Child Welfare System than the comparison group.

Hear from CAPC Executive Director Sheila Boxley about this study and from representatives of three counties using different approaches to home visitation, in the context of the implementation of a new state grant program.


  • Sheila Boxley, President & CEO, Child Abuse Prevention Center
  • Michelle Callejas, Director, Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Terri Austin, Project 500 Initiative Manager, San Francisco Human Services Agency
  • Denise Hobbs R.N., P.H.N, Supervising Public Health Nurse, Shasta County Health and Human Services,

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