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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.

Candice Ware Testimony

"We have really loved the whole curriculum! We do home visits, and we see these families in their homes, or in our offices interacting with their kids and planning activities that they can do to build their self-esteem and work together and strengthen their family as a whole."

Candice Ware

Early Childhood/Parent Educator , Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Image of video still from testimonial video by Jennifer Gutierrez of Stanislaus County Office of Education.

"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

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.

Walking Your Talk

Walking Your Talk

I paused at the entrance to the trail, double-checking that I was prepared for the unknown.  Water, check.  Shoes tied, check. Trail map, check.  I took a deep breath and my first steps into uncertain terrain.  Equal parts eager and apprehensive. 

Being Present is Present Enough

Being Present is Present Enough

In training a few weeks ago, a home visitor shared that her families often express that “they are not doing enough,” and this struck me because I realized I’ve been hearing this sentiment shared a lot lately. Maybe you’ve even had these thoughts yourself:

The Here and Now

The Here and Now

Earlier this summer, I found myself sitting on my back porch clutching a book about mindful parenting. You’ve probably heard about this concept before. It’s becoming...

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