Designed by the field,
for the field.
Rapid Response Home Visiting provides resources for home visiting professionals to address emerging issues and the collective needs of the field.
Originally developed to address social distancing measures and the increased isolation of families during the pandemic, the project has evolved to provide innovative and timely response to immediate and emerging needs of home visiting professionals while continuing to offer new resources to support effective virtual practice strategies.
Collaboratively led by National Alliance for Home Visiting Models, Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals, and Parents as Teachers National Center, Rapid Response Home Visiting brings together home visiting providers across the nation to identify needs, develop best practice principles and share resources.
Rapid Response Learning Pathways
With these self-directed learning pathways for home visitors and supervisors, users can attain the knowledge and strategies to implement virtual home visiting, while maintaining expert-level home visiting services.
During the pandemic, Rapid Response Home Visiting was able to provide immediate support for the front-line home visiting professionals while prioritizing family needs by offering virtual home visiting support and services.
Each topic-specific learning path consists of a variety of modules, webinars and resources which will assist users in gaining knowledge and skills for virtual home visiting. The self-directed learning paths take between 4-8 hours to complete. Users can earn a Virtual Home Visiting Digital Badge. This badge represents the attainment of key knowledge and strategies needed to implement virtual home visiting services.