Essentials of Home Visiting: Matching Family Needs to Resources

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
9am - 10am AKDT
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Software
Zoom
Cost Range
$25.00

Host And Instructor

Host
Start Early
Instructor
Chevon Townsend-King

Credits

Contact Hours: 1.00

Training Overview Description

As a home visitor, it can be challenging to align available resources to the needs of families. This webinar explores how to carry out your role in the infant mental health spectrum and feel confident in connecting families to community resources and supports when the need arises.

This webinar complements the Foundations of Infant Mental Health in Home Visiting self-paced course.

Training Objectives

  • The learner will be able to maintain their role in the infant mental health spectrum.
  • The learner will develop skills to connect families to community resources and support systems around infant mental health services.

Target Audience

Home Visitor, Doula, Parent Educator, Supervisor, Other, Director, Assistant Director

About the Sponsor

Start Early (formerly known as the Ounce) is a champion for early learning and care from a child's very first moments, with a stated mission to advance quality early learning for families with children, before birth through their earliest years, in order to help close the opportunity gap. Their comprehensive approach applies deep expertise in program, policy and research so that children, families and educators can thrive.

Competencies & Endorsement

This training may cover certain competencies required for Endorsement®. AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement® to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-3. For more information about Competencies® & Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®, please visit AK-AIMH's website.

Event-specific Details

The Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our initiative Project Compass: Leading the Way to Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development. Project Compass is funded by AK-AIMH members and donors, the Alaska Children's Trust, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. Visit Project Compass to learn more!

Registration Information

Webinar registration deadline is 24 hours before scheduled start of webinar on September 14, 2021 - 9am AKDT

To register for this course, please visit the Start Early Essentials of Home Visiting Course Catalogue portal and select the Browse Offerings icon to review the course catalogue. You will be able to register once you select desired trainings, Add to Cart and then Proceed to Checkout.

Please direct any questions to Mary McGarry at essentialsofhv@startearly.org or call 312.481.8859.