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Home visits are a form of service provision where early childhood professionals work with children, parents, and families in the context of their own home environment. Home visits are often used as part of early childhood programs to enable teachers to learn more about children in their care and to promote parent involvement. During the past 50 years, as a part of the War on Poverty in the 1960s, there has been a growth in the use of home visits as an intervention strategy to promote the adaptation of young at-risk children and their families. Renewed interest in home visits has occurred since 2010, when the U.S. Congress instituted the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program. Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, ...

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