IMPACT WV is working to address the need for trained providers to better serve children diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), women who were, or are, using substances, and their families who receive services from home visiting programs. Trainings are provided in a variety of formats to best meet a diverse group of providers. This page showcases future trainings, online learning courses and training or webinar archives and resources.
Below is a calendar of upcoming trainings provided by various groups that pertain to the IMPACT program. To submit a training to be considered for inclusion, email email@example.com
- September 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am
- September 28, 2023 @ 8:30 am
- October 3, 2023 @ 9:00 am
- October 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am
- October 5, 2023 @ 8:30 am
Online Learning Courses
Provider modules have been approved for continuing education credits and will indicate the number and type of credit hours available.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
- Addressing Challenging Behaviors
- Child Development
- Children with Special Health Care Needs
- Education & Employment
- Family Strengthening
- Mental Health
- Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
- Social/Parent Support
- Social Services
- Substance Use
Life Skills Education
Let's look at establishing healthy habits to help manage stress and cope with change and look at ways to help prevent boredom and ideas for things to do to enjoy your time that you make for yourself.
Work on making your own spending plan as well as recognizing expenses and income in order to better plan for future purchases. Look at ways to save money when it comes to every day spending.
Dealing with Conflict
Stress is something we all must deal with, but not all respond to as well as others. Let’s talk about how to practice conflict resolution in situations with friends, family or employees at work. We will also discuss the importance of communication while utilizing your communication style.
Cooking Within Limits
How often do you find yourself stuck fixing the same meals repeatedly? This evening we will look at new ways to fix healthy meals without breaking the bank. A short demo is also shown using a very cheap and versatile protein, tofu!
Parenting Tips and Tricks
It is so hard to know if you are spending enough “quality” time with your child when you have to divide your time in so many direction. Join us to look at some low-effort ideas to make a big impact that your little ones will be sure to remember! Also learn what proper discipline looks like and how to apply it.
Soft Skills for Hard Workers
Are you interested in applying for a new occupation, but are not sure what to put on your résumé? Join us to learn why you should focus on your soft skills and how to amplify those in an interview.
Community of Practice (COP)
The IMPACT WV program and the West Virginia Home Visitation program are partnering to launch a series of Communities of Practice (CoP) to help participants exchange technical information and share experiences about a variety of topics related to serving clients currently experiencing or who have past experiences with substance abuse. Monthly presentations share information and provide opportunities for the group to share a concern, set of problems or a passion about the topic to deepen their knowledge and expertise by interacting on an ongoing basis.
Topics have included:
- Supporting families during COVID-19
- Adaptive processes to meet high-risk families' needs
- Non-traditional families
Brazelton Touchpoints Training
The Brazelton Touchpoints Center has certified the IMPACT WV program at the CED as a Brazelton Touchpoints Training Site to make training opportunities available to the state’s community of family-facing providers. Offering the new trainings will help support West Virginia families in recovery and their children who have experienced prenatal exposure.
The IMPACT WV program is working to address the need for trained providers and connect providers to information to enhance their abilities to serve families impacted by substance use.
Past training topics include:
- New and developing resources for care of NAS patients
- NAS for social workers and foster families
- Financial distress
To request a topic for future trainings, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Training Archives