The Importance of Individual Professional

Length: 1 hour
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Professional development is a key component of effective home visitation programs. In order to be most effective, professional development needs to be assessed for each home visitor. Home visitors and their supervisors should work together to assess individual needs and develop an annual Professional Development Plan (PDP) that meets the identified needs.

Objectives

Training Objectives for Supervisors and Coordinators:

  • To better understand the importance of professional development to program effectiveness 
  • How to utilize a systematic approach to assessing the training needs of individual home visitors
  • How to develop purposeful annual Professional Development Plans (PDPs) for home visitors