Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

Scientific Rating:
2
Supported by Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) as listed below:

A Start-Up Manual is provided to potential programs, which includes implementation guidelines, programmatic considerations and budgetary suggestions. Programs submit a comprehensive application before being approved.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) as listed below:

New program coordinators attend preservice training for one week. In addition, a national conference is held every other year. Formal coaching and technical assistance is provided for new programs to the first 3 years of implementation. During the third year (and every other year after that), an accreditation visit occurs.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) as listed below:

The HIPPY Excellence: Model, Guidance, and Accreditation manual describes the elements of a quality HIPPY program, clarifies the program assessment process and establishes the criteria for accreditation. The HIPPY USA Accreditation Worksheet is included in this manual and services as a fidelity checklist.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are no implementation guides or manuals for Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY).

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY).