Frequently Asked Questions

Find out the answers to these frequently asked questions.

Training Registration

Who needs to attend PAT training?

Affiliate staff must attend Foundational and Model Implementation training. Curriculum Subscribers may only attend Foundational and Foundational 2 trainings.

How do I register myself or my staff person for PAT training?

For Supervisors

We have made changes to our Affiliate. Who should I inform?

Update your existing affiliate program plan and send to your assigned Technical Assistance and Training Specialist.

Who is my assigned technical assistance specialist?

Email patil@theounce.org to find out who is your affiliate’s technical assistance specialist.

When is the Affiliate Performance Report (APR) due?

The APR is due by August 15th and then your affiliate must renew your affiliate status by September 30th each year. Don’t forget to have your parent educators renew their subscriptions as well.

I’m a new supervisor. What resources should I use to support me in my new role?

In O.L.I.V.E.R., access the Model Implementation Workspace. Here you will find the Supervisors Handbook, PAT Records and Reflective Supervision resources.

Affiliates

When is the Affiliate Performance Report (APR) due?

The APR is due by August 15th and then your affiliate must renew your affiliate status by September 30th each year. Don’t forget to have your parent educators renew their subscription as well!

How do I know if my Affiliate is using the correct documentation?

Go to the PAT records in Data in Motion. All affiliates must use the PAT records as of July 1, 2019.

Why do I have to renew each year?

Each year parent educators are required to renew their subscription to the curriculum. This applies to affiliate staff and curriculum subscribers. In addition, affiliate programs must also complete a renewal and pay an affiliate fee to maintain their affiliate status.

Can I serve families before I have attended training?

Unfortunately no, if you are part of an affiliate program, you may not serve families until you have attended Foundational and Model Implementation training.

Onboarding

How do I gain access to Penelope?

Penelope can be found at the following link:

https://ebiz.patnc.org/eBusiness/Penelope/Adopting-Penelope.aspx

What are the benefits of shadowing another PE prior to training?

Shadowing gives prospective or new home visitors the opportunity to:

  • understand their role better
  • make sure the work is a good fit
  • become comfortable visiting different families’ homes
  • learn from more experienced staff

Shadowing also gives experienced home visitors a reflection partner to help identify strengths and support areas of growth.

How to access Ounce trainings and CSOD?

General

How do I submit a job announcement?

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