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2018 Arkansas Home Visiting Network Conference

Date: November 5-6, 2018


2018 Arkansas Home Visiting Network Conference


This FREE conference is offered ONLY to Home Visiting Staff that serve families with young children (prenatal through age five). Staff of the following Arkansas Home Visiting Programs: Following Baby Back Home (FBBH), Healthy Families America (HFA), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), Parents as Teachers (PAT) and SafeCare are specifically encouraged to attend. Staff from other programs whose PRIMARY method of service delivery to families with children (prenatal - 5 years of age) is through home visiting are also eligible to attend.

What: 2018 Arkansas Home Visiting Network Conference

When: November 5-6, 2018

Time: Monday, November 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Tuesday November 8, 2018 11:45 AM

Location: Hot Springs, Arkansas Hot Springs Convention Center

Conference Registration* (required) click here : https://2018ahvnconference.eventbrite.com

*We have reached our REGISTRATION limit as of Friday, October 11, 2018.  However, we do have a "waitlist" available.  Please click on the registration link above to complete the form to be added to our conference waitlist. 

See Eventbrite Reservation link above for hotel reservation information.  UPDATE: As of October 5, 2018 the discounted rate for hotel rooms for this conference is no longer available. 

2018 Conference Guide will be available closer to the conference date.

2018 Conference Agenda (tentative) PDF

2018 Conference Overview/Workshop Descriptions PDF

2018 Registration Ticket Example PDF

For more information or questions contact Sue Porbeck at 501-364-3466 or email homevisitingti@uams.edu

This conference is supported in part, by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant X10MC29461, Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) awarded to the Arkansas Department of Health. Approximately 33% of the conference is supported with these MIECHV funds. Additional funding for the conference was made possible through the Arkansas Department of Human Services.



Previous Conference Information:

The 2017 Arkansas Home Visiting Network Annual Conference program guide is here!
Click below to view a digital version of this document:







2017 Scott Gordon Arkansas Home Visitor of the Year Award 

Congratulations to this year's winner Laura Morgado with PAT!

We would also like to congratulate our Runners-Up Cathy Fowler with HIPPY and Cheryl Gookin with HIPPY!

Pictured left to right Cheryl Gookin, Cathy Fowler, Laura Morgado, and Scott Gordon







We would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who submitted a nominee for this year's award.  

This year's nominees:


We would like to say Thank You to the 2017 Exhibitors!

2017 Arkansas Home Visitor Network Annual Conference attendee with a vendor








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Additional Information: Contact Sue Porbeck, Conference Coordinator, SMPorbeck@uams.edu