Everybody Has a Story

Which of the 6 GGK Home Visitor Competencies are you focused on growing this month? The best way to master the many skills required of Home Visitors is to focus on growing one small skill set each month. Several Home Visitors have expressed an interest in developing their competency around incorporating cultural practices into home…

Daily Do’s Documentation Tips

Documentation is never really anyone’s favorite topic of conversation, but as we all know, it’s an important part of our work. Home visitors and Supervisors sometimes wonder how to effectively and efficiently connect home visit records with the GGK Daily Do’s. This week, GGK Trainer Cristina Nealon offers some tips for making sure that your…

Language is a cognitive super power.

Language development is not only critical to children’s ability to communicate with others, but it also has a huge impact on their ability to communicate in their own head. This is why language development is so closely connected to impulse control. Children learn language at an amazing pace and they harness their language skills to…

Syncing Thinking

We did not receive any specific questions to answer this week, so we will talk a little bit about a concern that comes up fairly frequently. We all understand the importance of a secure attachment relationship between a child and his or her primary caregiver. Sometimes, unfortunately, our assessments of this relationship indicate a need to foster…