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Help Me Grow System: The Basics - WEB-BASED

This version of the Help Me Grow System: The Basics is offered entirely  in an online course environment. Participants will view all course materials and content through a password protected website. You must have access to a computer with an Internet connection to take this course.

You cannot register for this course online. You must contact Janet Strottner at the Family Child Learning Center via E-mail at jstrottner@cs.com 

Participant Requirements/Timeframes:

  • Participants must have a current E-mail address, and they must use this E-mail address for all course communication. (If you don't have an active E-mail address, please don't register).
  • Participants must check their E-mail regularly the week before the course and the week of the course. This is how they will receive usernames, passwords, instructions for logging on, etc.).
  • There is a one-week registration period (Monday-Friday). Participants will receive information via E-mail during that week.
  • There is only one week to complete the course (Monday through Sunday at 11:59 p.m.).
  • The course takes approximately seven hours to complete.


  • Describe Ohio's Help Me Grow system
  • Describe the purpose of the county centralized intake and referral system
  • Briefly explain the role of screening, developmental evaluation and family assessment in the Help Me Grow system
  • Briefly describe the IFSP process and the role of the Service Coordinator
  • Explain parent's rights and how concerns are addressed at the county/state level
  • Discuss the transition process at age three
Who should attend?
Training requirement for all Central Intake and Referral Staff, FIN Consultants, Family Support Specialists, Home Visitors/Paraprofessionals, Project Directors and Service Coordinators.

This workshop is sponsored through funding provided by the Bureau of Early Intervention Services (BEIS) of the Ohio Department of Health and is presented by the Family Child Learning Center.

Registration Actual Computer Training Session

You can register for this workshop by contacting  Courtney Sprang via E-mail at

Questions? Call Kathy Wilson at (330) 633-2055


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