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Browse the latest edition to learn more about our curricula, professional & competency development, online offerings, and new products.

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Listen to this podcast series to learn how to overcome bias in others and in ourselves.

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A collection of letters that provide resources and activities for parents and families.

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Informative articles about growing creativity in young children, welcoming a new sibling, playing outside, and more.

Professional Development Opportunities

Never stop learning. Grow your skills with these interactive, self-paced online courses.

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RISE
Recovery – Impact – Support – Empower

This interactive, self-paced online course will guide the Home Visitor’s journey into enhanced understanding of Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

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ELEVATE
The Advanced Practice Series

The mini-courses in this series offer access to training topics such as a deep dive into the GGK GPS Tool, using the Fidelity and Core Competencies Assessment Tools, and many more!

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SOAR
The Effective Home Visitor Series

This series of asynchronous (self-paced) e-learning courses focuses on specific strategies for developing trusting, strength-based relationships with families that motivate them to provide responsive, loving care for their children. 

Testimonials

What home visitors and parents are saying about Great Kids.

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“The Growing Great Kids curriculum means that I have the opportunity of sharing such valuable information and lots of information with families that I serve. Information that has been researched and is evidence based, but not only that, information that is very supporting and encouraging in understanding parenting. "

Traycee Miller

Family Support Specialist, Healthy Families Georgia

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"We came across Great Kids, Growing Great Kids and it didn’t take us very long at all to read and understand that Great Kids had a curriculum that aligns perfectly with everything that we need here for our early home-based programs."

Jennifer Gutierrez

Child Development Specialist, Stanislaus County Office of Education

Recent Articles From Our Blog

Learning to Love through Play

Learning to Love through Play

Bouncing on an exercise ball, typing away in my cozy home office, and breaking to rub my growing belly was how I spent last July. 2021 was a busy year for the product development team at Great Kids. We were excited to announce the launch of our play-based preschool curriculum just this month, and I was honored to be a part of the group that worked to pull this product together.

Giving Yourself (and Others) Grace

Giving Yourself (and Others) Grace

“Can I play the drums again?” they asked. Without giving it a moment of thought, a “no” came out of my mouth. It wasn’t the most convincing ‘no’ ⸺ more of a feeble reaction to the extra effort this activity would require when my patience was already thin. To this child, that no from their warm-hearted aunt sounded negotiable, and the lure of the shiny drum kit won over.

Messy Fun Makes Healthy Brains

Messy Fun Makes Healthy Brains

As I settle in to write this evening, the blue sky is fading to dark, and the evidence of a busy day lies scattered amongst my home. Stacked dishes fill the kitchen sink, toys decorate the living room floor, and dirty laundry overflows from every hamper.

Growing Resilience

Growing Resilience

 Why am I talking about trees, you might wonder? Well, yesterday’s incident got me thinking about how unexpected storms can also come up in life, and if we, our families, and our communities are healthy and resilient, we’re in a better place to withstand these pressures and thrive.

Share a Meal…Spread the Love

Share a Meal…Spread the Love

March is finally here! If you’re like me, you’re eager for this month to arrive. I’m happy to welcome longer days, warmer weather, and a brand-new season. One of the ways my family celebrates the budding trees and blooming flowers is by firing up the grill. You can often find us stacking shish kabobs with colorful peppers, slices of sweet onion, and juicy chunks of pineapple.

Beautiful Bonds Last a Lifetime

Beautiful Bonds Last a Lifetime

Almost a decade later, when I reflect on this memory, I can still feel this parent’s presence. At that moment, nothing else mattered in the entire world to this parent. It almost seemed as if time was standing still. Looking back on this memory, it’s obvious what was happening right before my eyes. This parent was fully present with their infant. A secure attachment relationship was forming.

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