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Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Nurse Training

Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Public Health Nurse Orientation

In-person trainings are not offered at this time. For help orienting new Public Health Nurses to the Babies! First Program, please talk to your State MCH Nurse Consultant at General home visiting education and training can be found here.

Targeted Case Management

Length: Half-day

Training Goals

  • Understand rules and regulations around TCM billing
  • Understand how to complete documentation on mothers and infants
  • Understand how to update TCM assessments and Plans to align with TCM activities

Target Audience: Professionals working with home visiting programs that provide TCM.

Prerequisites: None

Training Dates: Upon Request. For registration questions, contact


Training Goals

  • Understand how to select the correct questionnaire
  • Understand how to best complete, score, and interpret the questionnaire
  • Understand the importance of follow up and communicating results

Target Audience: Home visitors working in Babies First! or NFP programs.

Prerequisites: None

Training Dates: Upon Request. For registration questions, contact

Clues to Cues: A Foundation for Infant Mental Health

Length: One full day

Training Goals

  • Identify key concepts of infant behavior.
  • Apply the concepts of infant state, state modulation, cues, and temperament to the feeding and teaching interaction.

Target Audience: Professionals and paraprofessionals educating and working with families.

Prerequisites: None

Training Dates: Upon request

For registration questions, contact 971 673-0262 or