Learn strategies to support ongoing home safety conversations with families using home safety checklists.
Watch this video and explore the importance of a home-based curriculum that promotes the parent’s role as teacher.
Explore the OpenDoors resource, an interactive tool designed for the home-based option. It can help home visitors meet the requirements of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
These short videos provide examples of how to use MI strategies in everyday conversations between staff and families. Staff can use these videos to identify skills to enhance their relationships with families.
Language is so much more than simple communication! Linda Espinosa and others from the field share their tips on how to support language development with the youngest children.
Responsive interactions include taking the time to observe children and families, wonder about what they are communicating with their words and behaviors, and then responding. They offer small moments of connection and learning about one another.
Language is important to communication. It also affects the relationships we build with children, and the ways they understand themselves and their unique environments.
The environment is a partner for staff in their work with young children and their families. Let’s take a minute to think about environments for infants and toddlers.
Interactions with infants and young children are like a dance. Listen as Janet Gonzalez Mena and other experts discuss using back-and-forth exchanges to meet children's individual needs.
Watch this presentation that explores ways to engage families in the home-based program model, building strong relationships between the home visitor and the family. The video benefits home visitors and anyone who supports home visiting programs.