Welcome to the Institute

The Institute offers Family Support Professionals everywhere the opportunity to learn new skills and grow their careers. Through engaging, online modules and a personalized learning map feature, professionals take charge of their growth and advancement.


All Institute modules and the career compass are based on the National Core Competency Framework.

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Home Visiting 101: Importance of Home Visiting
This module introduces the profession of home visiting and its importance for children, pare...
Home Visiting 102: Home Visitor Skills and Strategies
This module explores the daily activities of a family support professional and describes ski...
Home Visiting 103: Professional Practice
This module describes qualities and behaviors that are essential to family support professio...

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About the Institute

Today’s digital landscape offers the potential to radically change the way home visitors engage with families, access resources in the community, and ultimately develop into highly-qualified professionals. The Institute’s dynamic learning map offers educational opportunities in the digital sphere that provide an overall roadmap of competencies leading to quality service delivery, and illuminates career pathways for home visitors.

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The Compass is Coming in Fall 2018

Coming in 2018

The dynamic learning map, My Career Compass, guides users through e-learning modules to develop the highest level of proficiency in topics like Early Childhood Development, Mental Health, and Cultural Competency. Project partners are building the Career Compass by mapping domains and competencies aggregated from all 50 states. 708-289-3308.