Staff Training

The Parent-Child Home Program requires that all site coordinators complete 3 days of an Initial Training Institute before implementing the program. This Training Institute is offered by training staff from the National Center, or designated regional representatives, and is scheduled according to demand. Only site coordinators and other staff employed by an agency or school that has signed a Replication Agreement with the PCHP National Center may attend. The next scheduled Training Institutes will take place on:


  • January 29-31, 2019 at the PCHP National Center in Mineola, New York 


Staff trainings are open to new PCHP Coordinators at both new PCHP sites and existing sites.  Registration required.  Please contact Michele Morrison at for further information and registration form.


All new Site Coordinators are also required to complete their certification by attending a Follow-Up Training within a year of program implementation. The Follow-Up Training is offered in conjunction with the PCHP Annual Conference.


Action News on 6abc, 2/5/19   Charities praise ‘Man of the Year’ Chris Long’s off-field work


PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — One of the winners at the Super Bowl was Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long, who edged out 31 other nominees to win the league’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Long’s foundation supports the Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP), which provides intensive early literacy support for young children in Philadelphia.

The organization has been helping Tanisha Johnson’s sons Zaim and Zion Miller learn to read for the last two years.

“He doesn’t have to do anything outside of his profession except play football, so for him to step up and do something outside of his profession, that means he’s a good-hearted person,” said Johnson.

During weekly home visits, PCHP gives children educational items, interactive books and other supplies to encourage literacy. The Chris Long Foundation provides support for these families.

“He has a lot of books. I need a bookshelf from as many books that I have a received from this program,” said Johnson.

Long started his foundation in 2015, with causes that included clean water, supporting vets and youth education.


Please click here to read the full story on Action News on 6abc.
Please click here to read the official press release on the initiative.