Listen to Brenda Jones Harden facilitating this conversation about the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) and how it relates to the work that home visitors do with parents, families, and their children.
Find out what makes home visitors most effective in delivering Head Start home-based services. Learn the key skills that can help to promote success for families enrolled in the program. Explore tools and strategies to assess and improve the skills you already have, and learn about those you can develop.
This webinar outlines "secondary traumatic stress," or STS. Find out how it affects home visitors and how to prevent and reduce STS.
When your program is selecting a home-based curriculum, use this checklist to guide the decision-making process.
Research-based curricula for the home-based program option is founded on solid research around parenting concepts, skills, and practices that promote healthy child development. Use this checklist to evaluate your home-based curriculum.
This webinar series focuses on home visiting practices. Learn how to select and implement appropriate home-based curricula to establish and maintain relationships with families.
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.
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.
This report documents the themes that emerged from the focus groups regarding supervision and training of home visitors. The report is presented in two parts; the first part addresses the needs of supervisors and the second addresses the needs of home visitors.