The Basic Family Services Credential develop family service workers’ skills in twelve competency areas, including partnering with families, implementing the family goal setting process, developing parent involvement in child development and program governance, and providing family support in all service delivery areas. Each competency area corresponds to a component of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
Thirty-six of the best thinkers on family and community engagement were assembled to produce this Handbook. The authors tell what they know in plain language, succinctly presented in short chapters with practical suggestions for states, districts, and schools. The vignettes in the Handbook provide vivid pictures of the real life of parents, teachers, and kids.
Explore the nine relationship-based competencies for working with families. Use this resource to complete professional development exercises. The self-assessment tools for staff and supervisors can be used during reflective supervision.
Review this guide on strength-based attitudes and relationship-based practices. It offers definitions, tools, and resources for reflective practice and supervision. Find out why they are essential to making progress toward positive outcomes for families and children.
Over the past several years, the Massachusetts Head Start State Collaboration Office contributed funding for the development of the Financial Education Toolkit, originally developed by the Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP), in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University. This year, everyone can access the Financial Education Course through an online course. The Financial Education Toolkit provides resources and guidance on specific financial issues and problems, to be used with families on a one-on-one basis, in small groups or in a classroom setting; the training is designed for early childhood teachers and family service staff.
Welcome to Achieve OnDemand - online professional development made by and for home visitors. Achieve OnDemand is a comprehensive resource for home visitors and supervisors nationwide. Build upon your basic training with supplemental training applicable across all national program models. Achieve OnDemand leverages our 30 years of experience in home visiting. It's on your terms: anytime, anywhere, on any device.
Explore this collection of evidence-based parenting interventions for programs, states, and child care network leaders. It includes all the information you need to make choices about parenting interventions you can implement in your program.
New customers who qualify for Lifeline Assistance will receive a FREE phone, 500 FREE minutes for the first 4 months and Unlimited FREE text messages each month. After 4 months, you get 350 FREE Voice Minutes each month. You will continue to receive UNLIMITED FREE texts each month for as long as you are eligible.
Every school district in Oregon has at least one designated Homeless Student Liaison to provide direct assistance to homeless families and unaccompanied youths to access and achieve in school. To reach a district liaison, contact the district’s administrative office, or the state Homeless Education Program office.
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