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Maternal & Child Health Training

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nurse Home Visiting Orientation

This three-day course provides an introduction and overview of Oregon's Public Health Nurse based Home Visiting programs. Focus of the training is on nursing competencies that are applied to the implementation of the Maternity Case Management (MCM) and the Babies First! programs through local public health departments. Coursework also includes how the MCM and Babies First! programs work within a Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) implementation. The MCH Orientation is for all Local County Public Health nurses who provide home visiting through the following programs: Nurse Family Partnership, Maternity Case Management (MCM), Babies First! and CaCoon.

Training dates:

  • The next MCH Orientation will be offered on October 28, 29 & 30, 2015.
  • Orientation is a requirement for the Babies First! program.
  • Registration information coming soon.

Target Audience: Public health nurses who are new to home-based MCH programs.

For program or registration questions, please contact the State MCH Nurse Consultant:
Fran Goodrich, 971 673-0262,

Early Start Denver Model Introductory Workshop (ESDM)

June 5, 2015, 9am – 5pm
OHSU School of Nursing, (SoN) 144 Auditorium
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, OR 97239

Who should attend?
Individuals engaged in understanding and teaching young children with ASD – including parents, educators, medical professionals, researchers and clinical therapists.
To Register:​

Clues to Cues: A Foundation for Infant Mental Health

One full day

Training Goals: 

  • Identify key concepts of infant behavior.
  • Apply the concepts of infant state, state modulation, cues, and temperament to the feeding and teaching interaction.

Target Audience: 

Professionals and paraprofessionals educating and working with families.



Training Dates:

Upon request

For registration questions, contact Fran Goodrich, 971 673-0262,