Baby TALK | Family Engagement Model

Research

715 Participants

3  Randomized Control Trials
8  Descriptive Studies
10  Zero To Three Presentations
3  Home Visiting Policy Presentations
7  Research Grants
1.5  Million Invested in Research
10  Research Sites
20  Researchers

FEATURED ARTICLES

Click to Read
Click to Read

AFFILIATES: FUNDERS/RESEARCHERS

Early Head Start
Illinois State Board of Education
National Louis University
Ready For Success
Northern Illinois University
RefugeeOne
Northeastern Illinois University

BT RESEARCH FEATURED AT

Council on Social Work Education
iGROW - Illinois Home Visiting Collaborative
ZERO to THREE
MPI - Migration Policy Institute
B-3 Continuity Project
Erikson Institute
Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition

AREAS OF RESEARCH

ARTICLES

Hilado, A., Leow, C., & Yang, Y. (2019). Understanding Immigration Trauma and the Potential of Home Visiting Among Immigrant and Refugee Families. ZERO TO THREE  Stories from the Field, 9th edition. 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Hilado, A., Chu, A., & Magrisso, A. (In Press). Practice with refugee families with young children (Chapter 9). In J. Eatton & J. Hwang (Eds).  Refugee Mental Health. Thousand Oaks, CA: American Psychological Association.

RESEARCH REPORTS

Hilado, A., Leow, C., & Yang, Y. (2018). Baby TALK- RefugeeOne Randomized Controlled Trial: A study examining the impact of home visitation among refugee and immigrant families. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services for the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) Registry.
Read more →

Hilado, A. (2018). ‘Tell me about your baby’: Understanding the experiences of immigrant and refugee families receiving Baby TALK home visiting services. Qualitative study report submitted to Baby TALK, Inc. 

Hilado, A., Leow, C., & Yang, Y. (2016). The Baby TALK Model: A comprehensive review of research efforts to support model efficacy. Submitted to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) for the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices. 
Read more →

Hilado, A. Leow, C., & Walsh, E. (2013). Baby TALK’s Early Childhood Professionals Program Pilot Study: Innovations and Implications for Early Childhood Teacher Training. Decatur, IL: The Baby TALK Research Series, Summary Report, 1.
Read more →

Hilado, A., & Leow, C. (2012). Newborn Encounters: A Strengths-Based Approach to Identifying Newborns and New Parents in Need of Early Intervention Services. Decatur, IL: The Baby TALK Research Series, Research Report, 2.
Read more →

Villalpando, A.H., Leow, C., & Hornstein, J. (2012). The Baby TALK model: An innovative approach to identifying high-risk children and families (ED540391). Education Resources Information Center. 
Read more →

Hilado, A., Leow, C., & Hornstein, J. (2011). A report on risk characteristics among young children and families 2008-2010, with select comparative local, state, and national data from 2003 – 2010. Decatur, IL: The Baby TALK Research Series, Research Brief, 1.
Read more →

PRESENTATIONS

Baby TALK presents at the Migration Policy Institute (October 2019)

Opportunities to Address Trauma and Other Stressors for Immigrant Families through Home Visiting Programs
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at Migration Policy Institute (April 2019)

Addressing trauma in young immigrant and refugee families through early childhood programs
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the National Home Visiting Summit Conference  (February 2019)

Leveraging the Potential of Home Visiting Programs to Support Children of Immigrants and Dual-Language Learners: Identifying and Addressing Gaps in Participation
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 33rd Zero to Three Conference (October 2018)

Using home visiting to support mental health among immigrants and refugees
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the Opening Minds Early Childhood Education Conference (February 2018)

Executive Orders, trauma, and supporting refugee and immigrant communities through home visiting
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at 31st Zero to Three Conference (December 2016)

The Importance of Studying a Relationship-Based Home Visiting Model (1 of 2 presentations)
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at 31st Zero to Three Conference (December 2016)

Supporting the mental health of new moms and newborns: Lessons from an early intervention study in hospital obstetric units (2 of 2 presentations)
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at 29th Zero to Three Conference (December 2014)

The impact of home visiting with English and Spanish-speaking families
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at 2014 Head Start and Early Head Start Pre-Service Conference (August 2014)

Examining an Innovative Community-based Home Visitation Model that Successfully Identifies, Recruits, and Retains High-risk Families
Read more →

Baby TALK Presents at the Early Head Start’s 18th Annual Birth to Three Institute (July 2014)

Access for New Immigrant Children: Early Intervention with Refugee Families using the Baby TALK© model
Read more →

41st Annual National Head Start Association’s Annual Head Start Conference and Expo (April 2014)

Booth 147: Baby TALK Model, Baby TALK Curriculum and specific supports for Early Head Start programs to indeed make a difference
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 28th Zero to Three National Training Institute (December 2013)

Access for New Immigrant Children: Early Intervention with Refugee Families using the Baby TALK© model
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 28th Zero to Three National Training Institute (December 2013)

Teacher training innovations using the Baby TALK© model: Findings from the Chicago Early Childhood Professionals Program
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 28th Zero to Three National Training Institute (December 2013)

“The Learning Group”: An innovative training approach for implementing Model Fidelity assessment tools using the Baby TALK© model
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the Innovations in Quality: Illinois Home-Visiting Summit 2013 (April 2013)

The Assessment of Quality: Training innovations for early childhood professionals and program excellence
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 27th Zero to Three National Training Institute (December 2012)

Newborn Encounters: A strengths-based approach to identifying newborns and new parents in need of early intervention services.
Read more →

Baby TALK Professional Association (BTPA) 2nd Annual Conference (November 2012)

Relationships as Environment.
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the Ed Zigler Midwest Research Institute (March 2012)

The Baby TALK approach: An innovative early intervention model to support high-risk families in Early Head Start programs.
Read more →

Baby TALK presents at the 26th Zero to Three National Training Institute (December 2011)

Personal Encounters: An Innovative Home Visitation Model For High-Risk Families.
Read more →