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Help Me Grow & Start Early Partnership

We’re working together to make sure every family professional is prepared and confident to support the complex needs of families in their community.

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The Essentials of Home Visiting offers accredited online courses and webinars that are relevant and competency-based, appropriate for all family professionals making referrals to, or supporting families in a home visiting program.

This Essentials of Home Visiting webinar helped me rethink the way I approach questions and goals with families and children.

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Flexible, self-paced PD for family professionals

Partnership With The Essentials of Home Visiting

Young woman at her laptop workingHelp Me Grow affiliates get exclusive discounted access to The Essentials of Home Visiting’s 10 self-paced courses and 17 interactive webinars. This rich collection, specifically designed for family professionals, lets learners customize a pathway that supports both individual and program goals. Explore The Essentials of Home Visiting courses and webinars.

HMG Affiliates' Most Popular Courses & Webinars

  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire-3 (ASQ-3™) Overview and Best Practices
  • Building Engaging and Collaborative Relationships with Families
  • Basics of Home Visitings
  • Matching Family Needs to Resources
  • Promoting Effective Parenting with Motivational Interviewing
  • Trauma in Families and Communities

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With a subscription, leaders also receive implementation technical assistance and data to ensure teams get the most out of this professional development resource.

Participants can earn CEUs with The Essentials of Home Visiting! Learn more.

The Essentials of Home Visiting has taught me to administer and score an ASQ, help my clients understand their child’s development, and connect families to services when they are needed.

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A Testimonial From HMG DC

Omotunde Sowole-West, Early Childhood Division Chief of the Community Health Administration at DC Health, describes the benefits her team experienced with The Essentials of Home Visiting:

  • Professional Development appropriate for all staff
  • Data to understand family professionals’ successes and challenges
  • Monthly hands-on support from Start Early experts
  • Increased consistency for families when working with any HMG staff member

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94% satisfaction with The Essentials of Home Visiting


Impact You Can Count On

  • Over 90% of learners report using what they learned within one month of completing an Essentials of Home Visiting course or webinar
  • 9 out of 10 learners are likely to recommend The Essentials of Home Visiting to a friend or colleague
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Professionals around a computerAs an exclusive benefit of the Help Me Grow-Start Early partnership, all HMG affiliates qualify for 10% off their purchase of 10 or more Essentials of Home Visiting subscriptions! Connect with a Start Early staff member to assess your program’s needs and claim 10% off; offer valid on HMG affiliate purchases made by June 30, 2023.

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