Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Community Health

Overview of MB Group and MB 1-on-1 Models

The following provides training information and presentation materials for home visitation programs, health centers, or other types of agencies who wish to implemement the Mothers and Babies Course (MB Course). For assistance or more information, contact our team at 312-503-3389.

MB Course Formats

The MB Group Intervention is designed to be facilitated by a two-person team, over the course of six, two-hour group sessions. Site recommendations for group implementation include:

Supervision for the MB Course group intervention entails six one-hour sessions (once before the group starts and then between each intervention session) conducted by phone or Skype. These supervision meetings are intended to debrief the most recently completed session and plan for the upcoming session. 

The MB 1-on-1 intervention is designed to be implemented by one staff person (e.g. a home visitor) with one client, over the course of 15 brief (15-20 minute) sessions. These brief sessions are designed so home visitors can integrate them into the course of a regular home visit or deliver them as supplemental sessions.  Site requirements for 1-on-1 implementation include:

Supervision for the MB Course 1-on-1 intervention entails biweekly 30 minute sessions for three to four months, conducted by phone or Skype.  These supervision meetings are intended to debrief the most recently completed sessions and plan for upcoming sessions, as providers work through the 15-session curriculum with their first few clients. 

Survey

Surveys (links to RedCap Surveys) for participating home visiting agencies

Additional Course Resources

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