A Training for *Home Visitors that serve families with young children (prenatal through age five)J.F. Wahl 125 Hickory Hill Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
School Readiness Begins in Infancy: Building Foundations for Learning
Training Overview: ETO: Relationships among Family, School and Community
- To examine how early experiences affect brain development
- To examine the impact of social interactions during the first two years of life on future learning.
- To identify factors that can derail healthy development
- To explore keys to healthy development and school readiness for infants and toddlers
What Poverty Does to a Child’s Brain
Training Overview: ETO: Parenting Education
- 1. To identify personal communication strengths and weaknesses.
- To explore how different economic backgrounds and sub groups of parents have different communication styles and preferences
- To understand and communicate more effectively with different subsets of parents.
- To develop an action plan based on information learned in today’s training.
*Staff of home visitation programs, FBBH, Healthy Families Arkansas, HIPPY, NFP, and PAT) 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 invited to attend. TAPP registered
Arkansas Home Visiting Training Institute
Arkansas Home Visiting Training Institute The Arkansas Home Visiting Training Institute provides supplemental training and professional development for home visitors and supervisors from various home visiting programs in Arkansas. It is supported by a Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Expansion Grant. It is operated through the Center for Effective Parenting and is directed by Dr. Nicholas Long.