The Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals ("The Institute) offers family support professionals the opportunity to learn new skills and grow their careers. Through engaging, online modules and a personalized Career Compass, professionals take charge of their growth and advancement.
The Institute is being developed through a Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Innovation Award by building upon previous work of project partners to enhance professional development across the field.
Early Impact Virginia is supporting the work by providing Virginia’s existing e-learning modules and supporting the software design through their role in alpha and beta testing.
James Madison University’s Health Education Design Group is designing learning modules that adhere to best practices in adult learning and include interactive elements such as games and 360-degree video.
The University of Kansas’s Center for Public Partnerships & Research is designing software that allows professionals to identify pathways to achieve desired skills or competencies.
The Expert Panel consists of the following members:
The National Family Support Competency Framework can be supported by an official representative of your organization by completing our online form.