Heartbeat International Academy offers life-affirming leaders, staff members, volunteers, and supporters with access to online webinars and courses on a wide variety of topics. In the Academy, you'll find trainings on our core foundational materials, as well as on topics on everything from the history of abortion in the United States to fundraising basics, and from prenatal diagnostic tests to implementing STI testing in your center.
Use the links below to explore the different ways you can use the Academy to enhance the knowledge and skills of you and your organization.
Special Deal! Get parts I and II for just $9.95 for affiliates or $14.95 for nonaffiliates.
Part I: Intakes and Assessments January 20 at 12pm EST
Figuring out if a mom is the "right fit" for your program is one of the areas of key programmatic importance. Join us as Vicki Krnac, Executive Director of Hannah's House, shares key aspects of their assessment process. She will also share some of the ways that their intake process has changed as the program has undergone programmatic changes over time.
Part II: Admission and Orientation February 17 at 12pm EST
Once a mom has been accepted into the program via intake, welcoming her into the program and acclimating her to the home is of great importance. Drawing from her experience as Executive Director of Hannah's House, Vicki Krnac will share their process as well as lessons they have learned. Participants will receive samples of some key documents that are central to the orientation process.
The Resilient Teen Parent: Cultivating Intentional Self-Care and Resilience to Ensure Parenting Success
January 26 at 12 pm EST - $7.95 for affiliates/$9.95 for nonaffiliates
In this webinar, attendees will come away with an understanding that self-care is the foundation for resilience no matter what the walk of life.
Presented by Deanna Jones
And remember, you can always access our recorded webinar archives by clicking here.
ConCERT is an advanced distance learning course created by Heartbeat International. ConCERT is appropriate for any individual currently involved in a pregnancy help ministry who wants to gain confidence and take their current skills and knowledge to an even higher level. The next session of ConCERT will cover consulting considerations, fertility, conception, fetal development, sexual integrity, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, abortion risks, and much more. By the end of this training, you will earn enough CEU's to apply for or renew your Life Affirming Specialist Designation.
An exclusive opportunity to U.S. Heartbeat affiliates in good standing, Heartbeat International is partnering with WiLD Leaders to provide this professional training for pregnancy help leaders to advance their leadership skills. Working with WiLD Leaders, Heartbeat affiliates can delve deep to grow as individuals and lead intentionally.