Home Visiting 102: Home Visitor Skills and Strategies

This module explores the daily activities of a family support professional and describes skills that can improve a family support professional's effectiveness: taking a strength-based approach, using counseling and other strategies for parent education and support, and the importance of effective communication skills.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Explain the role of a family support professional
  2. Describe a home visit, including the family support professional's responsibilities before, during and after the visit
  3. List some skills of effective family support professionals