Dealing with Potentially Dangerous Situations (excerpt from Supporting Families in Crisis)

Dealing with Potentially Dangerous Situations (excerpt from Supporting Families in Crisis)

Families who are experiencing domestic violence are more likely to be living in a crisis situation. Action must be taken at all program levels to make family and staff safety a priority. This comprehensive set of safety measures will allow staff to be more effective in their work with families. Head Start staff members who work with families will find this resource useful as a reminder to plan for safety.



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This online tool supports home visiting staff and those who support them by presenting regulations, strategies, publications, and resources in a way that’s interactive, flexible, and adaptable to people’s needs. It offers the readerthe opportunity to read, review, rate, save, and organize material that’s engaging, supports understanding, and ultimately contributes to their expertise as home visitors and home visiting supervisors. It has been developed by the Early Head Start National Resource Center, and includes numerous resources produced by other national centers.

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