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Implementing Resource Mothers Program

Implementation support is not currently available for the model as reviewed.

Training to Support Implementation

Last Updated

March 2010

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Requirements for Program Certification

Certification is not required to become a Resource Mothers Program.

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Pre-Service Staff Training

During the initial demonstration project, Resource Mothers received an intensive six-week training program, which included information on pregnancy, labor and delivery, family planning, nutrition, communication skills, infant stimulation, well-child development, home visiting techniques and skills, community resources, referral skills, and work with extended families.

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In-Service Staff Training

Resource Mothers attended biweekly in-service training sessions.

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Training Materials

Training materials are not available for the Resource Mothers Program.

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Qualified Trainers

Qualified trainers for the Resource Mothers Program are not available.

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Technical Assistance

The Resource Mothers Program does not have a national organization or national office that provides technical assistance. In some states, such as Virginia, the state department of health or another organization provides assistance and training to local sites.

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Notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in March 2010. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information.

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