During the planning section, you will learn how to identify specific challenges you may have with implementing a practice and potential strategies for how to address those challenges:

  • Lesson 1: Ask the Expert (4:32 run time)
    Family practices are defined and the best available research on family practices is summarized by Dr. Carol Trivette.

  • Lesson 2: Gathering the Information (Part 1- 12:38 run time; Part 2- 7:09 run time; Part 3- 5:18 run time)
    Strategies on promoting family-centeredness and family capacity-building, and encouraging positive parent-professional relationships are explained with examples and activities.

  • Lesson 3: Take Action (5:40 run time)
    Strategies on effective collaboration and building the capacity of all team members are explained with examples and activities.

  • Voices from the Field
    Practitioners and family leaders share their expertise and perspectives on engaging and supporting families.