Explore this collection of resources to support your work with families remotely. Many of the resources are available in Spanish.
Head Start program staff who work with families can explore two databases with professional development and educational opportunities. They can explore career pathways in social work, human services, family services, counseling, and related fields.
While roughly 15 percent of new mothers suffer from maternal depression, the rates are much higher in families with lower incomes. In fact, 52 percent of mothers in an Early Head Start research study reported high levels of depressive symptoms.
The toolkit provides information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families.
Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Simulation: Boosting School Readiness through Effective Family Engagement Series
What you do and say matters! Explore and practice everyday strategies to develop Positive Goal-Oriented Relationships with a family.
The goals of the Head Start training are to develop skills and practices for developing strong relationships with families in order to help families identify and set goals.
Explore the strategies that Early Education Services in Brattleboro, VT uses to engage fathers in their children's learning and development. In this Head Start and Early Head Start program, dedicated fathers learn from one another and make connections. They also learn to build a community that helps them fulfill their role as one of the most important people in their children's lives.
Explore this set of resources designed to support Latino fathers as early literacy models for their children. The resources outline creating father-friendly environments, building community supports, sharing stories, and supporting early literacy for young children. Many of the resources and activities are in English and Spanish.
The Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Simulation Series take you to a virtual Head Start/Early Head Start center where you assume the role of a staff member. You will have the chance to build Positive Goal-Oriented Relationships with the Martin family.
Explore this research-based infographic to learn how and why the parent-child relationship is important. Review strategies program supervisors and staff can use the infographic to promote these relationships.