Adult Mental Health: Learning Lab is a four-hour module that reviews the important concepts and diagnoses in adults, reviews components of screening and active listening, and provides hands on practice for working with parents who have or develop a mental health issue. Real- life case scenarios are utilized to provide home visitors and supervisors with tangible tools for supporting parents.
Healthy Moms, Happy Babies, a six-hour module, gives a comprehensive model of public health prevention and intervention to improve health and safety for victims of sexual and domestic violence. Participants will learn how to screen mothers/women for domestic violence (DV) using the evidence-based Relationship Assessment Tool, provide safety planning, and make referrals that meet the Federal benchmark requirements.
31. Building Parent Strengths: Applying Trauma-Informed Skills and Reflective Practices in Home Visiting Work
Building Parent Strengths: Applying Trauma-Informed Skills and Reflective Practice in Home Visiting Work, a six-hour module, uses Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACE and Resiliency (NEAR) to teach home visitors to use reflective practices and trauma-informed approaches with parents to enhance goal setting and build parental resiliency.
SBIRT for Risky Health Behaviors (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) is a six-hour module that explains the use of the SBIRT tool, how to do a brief intervention, and how to use other screening tools, including Virginia’s Behavioral Health Risks Screening Tool for Women of Childbearing Age.
Motivational Interviewing for Home Visitors is a six-hour interactive workshop that presents the principles, methods and spirit of Motivational Interviewing techniques where participants can directly observe, experience, and practice basic motivational interviewing skills.
Working with Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents, a six-hour module, teaches home visitors how to improve their services by exploring their own values, beliefs and biases about serving this population, understanding the differences between teen and adult parenting, and learning to identify and respond to mental health issues. It also covers risk and protective factors, and the basics of adolescent development and learning styles.