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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.

Training dates:

  • The July 2014 MCH Orientation has been cancelled due to low enrollment.
    The next MCH Orientation will be offered in Fall 2014.
  • Orientation is a requirement for the Babies First! program.

Target Audience:

  • Public health nurses who are new to home-based MCH programs.

For program questions, please contact the State MCH Nurse Consultant:


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.

Prerequisites: 

None

Training Dates:

Upon request

For registration questions, contact Fran Goodrich, 971 673-0262, francine.goodrich@state.or.us.