Develop the valuable skills of communication, motivation, and assertiveness to become a more effective home visitor by successfully carrying out your job duties and conveying messages in the most positive and accessible manner. Loaded with tools and strategies to help you build these skills, The Home Visitor's Manual complements your knowledge of topics such as nutrition, regulations, policies, documentation requirements, and child development that helps you teach, support, and encourage providers. The Home Visitor's Manual is an ideal reference for: * addressing a difficult situation * working with a hostile provider *motivating an unresponsive provider * dealing with an unsafe environment * delivering an unpleasant or difficult message
Sharon Woodward is director of curriculum development for IntuiCare Training Institute, an online training program. She was a family child care licensor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 20 years, during which she visited thousands of family child care homes, facilitated licensure and renewal, monitored homes, investigated complaints, and provided technical assistance and training. Donna Hurley is the executive director and president of Bethel Child Care Services, Inc., executive director of Parents' and Children's Educational Services, Inc., and director of curriculum development for IntuiCare Training Institute. She has been writing and delivering trainings for providers, parents, and home visitors for over 40 years. She holds a master's degree in education, curriculum, and instruction.