Evaluation Trg

 This page has information and links to training materials and other evaluation resources.
IRB CONSENT FORMS
Purpose: To explain to families that participation in evaluation activities is optional and that they can participate in HIPPY even if they don’t participate in the evaluation.  Also, if they sign the consent form, they are still allowed to refuse to complete a survey/assessment at any time during the program year.

Training:

  • Use this powerpoint training to review the purpose and requirements of obtaining consent.
  • This script for introducing informed consent should be used when reviewing the forms with parents.

Other: Consent from every parent must be secured every year, and sent in to UNT/KFAC as applies.



FAMILY APPLICATION / UPDATE / EXIT

Purpose: To gather demographic data. While not an assessment per se, there are pre-post data points that are gathered with this form, such as amount of time spent reading, guardian education, guardian smoking, etc.

Training: None

Other: The same form is used for Application (pre) and Update/Exit (post).



BRACKEN SCHOOL READINESS ASSESSMENT - BSRA

Purpose:

  • To assess the school readiness of children by measuring their knowledge of colors, letters, numbers, shapes, and sizes.
  • To identify children who are "ready for school" and no longer need the intensity of weekly home visits in Age 5/Yr three of the program.
  • To assess the school readiness of children being recruited, to ensure we serve children who need the program the most.
Training:


Other: Conduct Post assessments for all children exiting before Packet 28.

PARENT KNOWLEDGE OF ASD
Purpose: To measure knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder among parents of children with Autism
Training: None
Other: None

PARENTING CHECK IN - PCI
Purpose: To measure parental stress and other factors.
Training: UT provides
Other

  • Do NOT send UT the PCI’s collected on A+ families, UNLESS they are MIECHV families too.
  • HIPPY Administration Timeline for PCI and DECA
  • Annotated PCI Administration Guide


DECA
Purpose: Both an assessment of protective factors and a screener for behavioral concerns that measures children's development.
Training: Provided by UT 
Other: 


GARS 3
Purpose: To assess where children in the A+HIPPY Program are in the Autism Spectrum
Training:
  • This guide shows how to complete the GARS form   
  • This 7 minute Webinar reviews the purpose and method used to complete the assessment
  • The GARS Level Scoring Guide  (Spanish) helps home visitors navigate a conversation with parents about what each level means and how they correlate with their child’s individual GARS scores

Other: Scoring must be done by KFAC staff. This means that the assessment must be done and scanned to KFAC as soon as possible so the curriculum plan can be tailored to the need of each child.


PARENT INVOLVEMENT INTERVIEW – PII

Purpose: To assess the level and type of parental involvement in the child's education
Other: Conduct Post assessments for all parents exiting before Packet 28.

PROTECTIVE FACTORS SURVEY/HIPPY PARENT SURVEY (PFS/HPS)

Purpose: Assess the level and type of protective factors and support parents have.
Training:

Other: Conduct post for all parents exiting early.

PICCOLO and HIPPY Parent-Child Observation / A+ Version
Purpose: To assess parent child interaction (PICCOLO) and as it relates to understanding of the curriculum techniques (HPCO/A+)
Other:
  • Conduct observation with each child if there are siblings served in the program
  • Conduct POST for all parents exiting early
  • No VT entry for PC Observation Form data. Set up tracking of completion of assessment using Set up>User Fields>PCI

ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE
Purpose: To identify children who may need further professional assessments on possible developmental delays
Training:
Other:

  • Do NOT purchase the newer version of the ASQ3/SE as it does not match VT data entry.
  • Referrals required for children who score at risk.
EDINBURGH DEPRESSION SCREENING
PurposeTo screen guardians to identify risk factors that may be associated with depression and make referrals as needed.

OtherReferrals required for guardians who score at risk.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / PARTNER RELATIONSHIP SCREENING TOOL
Purpose: A screening tool to help parents identify possible intimate partner violence and make referrals as needed.
Training: Powerpoint training

Other: Referrals required for guardians who score at risk.

TIPS:
  • Review all training powerpoints prior to presenting to the home visitors. You may download and add slides without affecting the audio portion
  • Download the powerpoint first (and enable editing if that pops us), audio may not play if using the version online
  • Right click on mouse to pause audio and right click to resume audio 
  • Depending on audience understanding, you may want to pause at each slide and read through the bullet points. The audio enhances the information on the slide
  • Pause for questions, and for pair and share activities 
  • Write questions down as you go and any unanswered questions can be sent to TX HIPPY for clarification 


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