Beginning in fiscal year 2018, the department of health shall facilitate and allocate funds for a biannual summit on home visiting programs. The purpose of each summit is to convene persons and government entities involved with the delivery of home visiting services in this state, as well as other interested persons, to do all of the following:
(A) Share the latest research on evidence-based and innovative, promising home visiting models;
(B) Discuss strategies to ensure that home visiting programs in this state use evidence-based or innovative, promising home visiting models;
(C) Discuss strategies to reduce tobacco use by families participating in home visiting programs;
(D) Present successes and challenges encountered by home visiting programs.
Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 332, §1, eff. 4/6/2017.