MIECHV Program Technical Assistance

The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program’s technical assistance system supports awardees’ efforts to improve family outcomes and strengthen capacity of state and local early childhood systems leaders and practitioners by connecting awardees to technical expertise, sharing best practices, engaging experts and stakeholders, utilizing Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) methodologies, and disseminating and translating research findings.

Technical assistance providers offer universal and targeted supports through a diverse set of products to meet states’ and territories’ needs.

Home Visiting - Improvement Action Center (HV-ImpACT)

Education Development Center, in partnership with the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, Change Matrix, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, leads HV-ImpACT.
HV-ImpACT helps states and territories:

  • administer high-quality program implementation according to home visiting models,
  • strengthen early childhood systems coordination, and
  • improve program outcomes.

Home Visiting - Performance Measurement and Continuous Quality Improvement (HV-PM/CQI)

Education Development Center, in partnership with James Bell Associates, provides both universal and targeted technical assistance to help state and territory awardees of the MIECHV Program in the development of performance measurement and continuous quality improvement plans; proper collection, reporting, and analysis of performance data; and best practices in building capacity to use data for program improvement.

Design Options for Home Visiting Evaluation (DOHVE)

Managed by James Bell Associates, DOHVE supports state and territory efforts to:

  • expand knowledge and evidence for home visiting,
  • build capacity to collect and report performance measures,
  • make data-informed decisions to strengthen program quality, and
  • spread new knowledge to the broader field.

Technical Assistance Resources for MIECHV Awardees and Stakeholders

Needs Assessment

Data, Evaluation, and Continuous Quality Improvement

Workforce Development

Fiscal and Grants Management

Sustainability and Pay for Outcomes

Early Childhood Systems Coordination

Family Engagement/ Recruitment, Enrollment and Retention of Families

Home Visiting and Primary Care Integration

Behavioral Health

Trauma Informed Care

Maternal Health


Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020