Family Home Visiting Training

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For registration and training descriptions/requirements in your region, CLICK on the training links below.

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Note: To be added to the waitlist for a full class, please e-mail your name and contact information to health.fhv@state.mn.us.


  • ASQ-3 ASQ-SE Using the Ages Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE)
    Description: This workshop trains screening providers on proper administration and scoring of the Ages and Stages Questionnaires developmental (ASQ-3) and social-emotional (ASQ: SE) screening instruments. The trai ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Thursday, January 8, 2015 – Ridgedale Library(Minnetonka) Wednesday, May 13, 2015 – MDH-Fergus Falls Office(Fergus Falls) Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – Lyon County Government Center(Marshall) Wednesday, September 23, 2015 – MDH - Rochester(Rochester) Wednesday, December 9, 2015 – Hiway Federal Credit Union(St. Paul)

  • Futures without Violence: Domestic & Sexual Violence Training for Family Home Visiting
    Description: Futures Without Violence is an evidenced based curriculum that was developed specifically for home visitors. This training provides tools and resources to help home visitation staff address the comple ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park)

  • Growing Great Kids (GGK)
    Description: Growing Great Kids (GGK) is a comprehensive curriculum that supports the development of nurturing and empathetic parent-child relationships pre-birth to 36 months. It does so within the context of the ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Monday, November 17, 2014 – City of Bloomington - Public Health Division(Minneapolis) Monday, March 9, 2015 – Communtiy Health Services Building(Cloquet) Monday, March 30, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park) Monday, April 20, 2015 – Bloomington Public Works(Minneapolis) Monday, May 4, 2015 – Douglas County Service Center(Alexandria) Monday, May 18, 2015 – Renville County Office Building(Olivia) Monday, July 6, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park) Monday, October 12, 2015 – Olmsted County Public Health(Rochester)

  • Integrated Strategies (IS) for Home Visiting: Core
    Description: Integrated Strategies (IS) for Home Visiting: Core is four (4) day training identical to Healthy Families America (HFA) Home Visiting Core Training. Core Home Visiting Training is required by HFA of a ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Monday, July 27, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park)

  • Integrated Strategies (IS) for Supervisors and Program Managers
    Description: Integrated Strategies (IS) for Supervisors and Program Managers is a one (1) day competency development seminar which supports the supervision of home visiting programs and staff. Sup ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Friday, July 31, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park)

  • Integrated Strategies For Home Visiting (IS)
    Description: Integrated Strategies (IS) five (5 day) training is a competency development seminar for home visitors, supervisors and program managers partnering with families, starting p ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Monday, January 12, 2015 – Dakota County Northern Service Center(West St. Paul) Monday, April 13, 2015 – Renville County Office Building(Olivia)

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI) Coding: A Leadership Opportunity
    Description: Are you interested in developing your MI skills? Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Scale (MITI) coding feedback will be offered to self-selected home visiting staff. This feedback techniqu ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Thursday, October 2, 2014 – Conference Call(St. Paul)

  • Motivational Interviewing - An Introduction
    Description: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client centered technique that is designed to assist professionals to support families in making behavioral changes. This training will promote the practice of MI w ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 – Steele County Public Health(Owatonna)

  • Motivational Interviewing Coaching for Family Home Visitors (MI-C-FHV)
    Description: Motivational Interviewing (MI) Coaching for Family Home Visitors consists of a series of 3 conference call meetings with an MI trainer. The overall objectives of the coaching sessi ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Thursday, September 4, 2014 – Conference Call(St. Paul) Thursday, February 26, 2015 – Conference Call(St. Paul)

  • Motivational Interviewing Coaching for Supervisors
    Description: The goal of coaching is to embed the skills and knowledge which lead to competence in the practice of MI within the context of supervision, leading or coaching family home visiting staff.

    Date(s)/location(s):
    Monday, November 3, 2014 – Conference Call(St. Paul) Monday, November 3, 2014 – Conference Call(St. Paul) Thursday, February 26, 2015 – Conference Call(St. Paul)

  • Motivational Interviewing for Supervisors (MI-S)
    Description: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client centered technique that is designed to assist professionals to support families in making behavioral changes. This training will promote the practice of MI w ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Thursday, October 23, 2014 – Stearns County Public Health(Waite Park)

  • NCAST PCI Feeding Scale Re-reliability
    Description: NCAST Parent Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding Scale Re-reliability: This training is designed for professional level practitioners who have achieved reliability for the NCAST PCI Feedi ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 – MDH - Duluth/Duluth Technology Village(Duluth) Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – Ramsey County Public Health(Maplewood)

  • NCAST PCI Teaching Scale Re-reliability
    Description: NCAST Parent Child Interaction (PCI) Teaching Scale Re-reliability: This training is designed for professional level practitioners who achieved reliability for the NCAST PCI Teaching ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 – Washington County Government Center(Stillwater) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – Renville County Office Building(Olivia) Wednesday, June 24, 2015 – Todd County Board Room(Long Prairie) Wednesday, November 18, 2015 – Itasca Resource Center(Grand Rapids)

  • NCAST Parent Child Interaction (PCI)
    Description: The NCAST Parent-Child Interaction (PCI) Feeding and Teaching Scales are used for measuring parent-child interaction and communication behaviors. The Sleep Activity Record (SAR) can help pregnant moth ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – Washington County Service Center(Cottage Grove) Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – MDH Bemidji(Bemidji) Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – Watonwan County Human Services(St. James) Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – MnDOT Training and Conference Center (Shoreview) Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Crow Wing County Land Services Building(Brainerd) Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – MDH-Fergus Falls Office(Fergus Falls) Tuesday, September 15, 2015 – MDH - Rochester(Rochester) Tuesday, November 3, 2015 – City of Bloomington - Public Health Division(Minneapolis)

  • Parent Survey
    Description: The Parent Survey is an evidence-based, standardized, and comprehensive assessment tool. It is designed to learn about the strengths and challenges facing new and expectant parents and determine which ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Monday, February 9, 2015 – Cottage Grove Service Center(Cottage Grove) Monday, June 22, 2015 – Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building(Willmar)

  • Partners In Parenting Education (PIPE) Curriculum: Using PIPE with Parenting Teens
    Description: Do you find working with young parents and parenting teens to be challenging? This comprehensive two (2) day Partners In Parenting Education (PIPE) Curriculum training will focus specifically on using ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – Ramsey County Public Health(Maplewood)

  • Partners in Parenting Education Booster (PIPE-B): Using PIPE with Teen Parents
    Description: Do you find using PIPE with parenting teens challenging? This one (1) day PIPE Booster training for the experienced PIPE user will focus on using the PIPE Curriculum specifically with parents who are ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Friday, February 27, 2015 – Rice Memorial Hospital(Willmar)

  • Social/Emotional Development During the Earliest Years: Building a Foundation for Life
    Description: Beginning with an in-depth look at the intricacies of social/emotional development during the earliest years this training explores the various attachment patterns and the underlying mechanisms which ...
    Date(s)/location(s):
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 – Winona County Office Building(Winona) Tuesday, June 2, 2015 – Joint Government Use Center(Thief River Falls) Wednesday, September 2, 2015 – Rice County Public Health(Faribault) Thursday, December 10, 2015 – Stearns County Service Center(Waite Park)

Other Training Resources and Support

Family Home Visiting Training Plan (completed June 2008 and approved by the FHV Steering Committee on July 29, 2008)

Early Education and Development

Reflective Practice / Promoting Infant Mental Health

To view upcoming Maternal & Child Health (MCH) education and training opportunities go to the MDH Maternal & Child Health education and training registration system. This system allows you to find all upcoming MCH trainings.

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