VIRTUAL Foundations for Family Support/FSS Core: April 12 - 16, 2021

APR 12, 2021
9:00 am EDT

Healthy Families Virginia, in partnership with Families Forward Virginia, presents virtual Foundations for Family Support (FFS) Core training. The Foundations for Family Support training is an in-depth, formalized training required for all home visitors, supervisors and program managers. The training outlines the specific duties of the home visitor in their role within Healthy Families. Topics include, but are not limited to: trauma informed practice, communication skills, assessing, addressing, and promoting positive parent-child relationships, creating a trusting alliance with families, goal setting, and strategies to enhance family functioning, address difficult situations, and ensure healthy childhood development. Training for all participants is from Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 16. This training is VIRTUAL and involves a combination of live sessions and self-directed activities. Participants will be required to join live sessions with a webcam; additional information regarding the virtual format and schedule will be emailed to attendees prior to the training. The trainer facilitating the course is Laura Shoaf. Cost for this training is $540 per person. The required training manual is included in the registration cost and will be mailed to participants. Supervisors and Managers will also complete an additional Supervisor Core training; this training will be conducted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 AND Friday, April 30, 2021 from 9:00am - 12:00 pm each day. Attendance at BOTH days is required to complete the training. Separate registration, including a $50 fee for the training and manual, is required. Invoices are available upon request. Unless there is an emergency, full refunds will only be issued with a cancellation of 14 days in advance of the training date. Please see supplemental materials for more detailed instructions about registration and nearby hotel information. Questions regarding registration? Send an email to Laura Shoaf (

Event Details

WHEN April 12, 2021 at 9:00 am - April 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm EDT
LOCATION Online (details will be provided)

CONTACT Laura Shoaf
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Registration fee and manual

Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.
Laura Shoaf
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