Strengthening Professional Development in Home Visiting Programs

3/6/12 3:00 – 4:15 EST

What strategies and resources have you used to build a professional development system in your state for home visiting professionals?  The goal of this webinar is to explore strategies for building comprehensive, statewide professional development systems for the home visiting workforce.  Panelists will discuss statewide professional development systems in Illinois and Virginia and how these systems play a critical role in supporting home visiting programs’ desired outcomes for families and children.  The webinar will also include remarks on professional development systems from Mary Wakefield, Administrator of Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Moderator:

• Janelle Weldin-Frisch, M.A., Vice President for Training, Ounce for Prevention Fund

Panelists:

• Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., Administrator of Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

• Claire Dunham, L.C.S.W., Senior Vice President of Programs & Training, Ounce for Prevention Fund

• Linda Foster, M.P.H., R.D., Project Director, Virginia Healthy Start Initiative and MIECHV

Source: The PEW Center on the States

Available at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/964773962

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