Home Visitation: Impact & Outcomes of Prevention Services During the Prenatal Period
This video will:
- Identify impact of home visitation services during the prenatal period.
- Determine screenings and referrals that can be made during home visitation.
- Address reflective strategies that may be helpful to establishing a positive parent/child relationship.
- Demonstrate activities/curriculum that can assist parents in building a strong parent/child bond.
- Identify the home visitation programs present in the state of Nebraska.
Previously recorded on November 10, 2023
Continuing Education Credits or Certificate of Completion
Sarah has been a senior public health nurse and supervisor with LLCHD-Healthy Families Home Visiting since January of 2023. Prior to that she was a visiting nurse with the program, starting in December of 2021. She was a Labor and Delivery nurse and birth doula and has over 17 years of experience working with women and infants in the prenatal and postpartum period.
Jennifer Durand supervises the Healthy Families America program at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) in Omaha, Nebraska. She began her career as a special education teacher with Chicago Public Schools, where she witnessed firsthand the impact of students’ unmet social and emotional needs on academic achievement. Through a dual degree program with the Erikson Institute and Loyola University Chicago, Jennifer earned a Master of Science Degree in Child Development in 2013 and Master of Social Work Degree in 2014. Prior to moving to Omaha in early 2020, she was an Intake Coordinator and Case Manager Supervisor for a specialized foster care agency. Jennifer is passionate about providing preventative public health services to underserved communities.