Note: This resource is under revision.
This handbook discusses the effectiveness of home visiting as a service delivery method, outlines the necessary relationship building process with families, and offers home visitors an understanding of the comprehensive services they offer to families. It details how home visitors can get support, and includes frequently asked questions about the home-based program option.
|Table of Contents||Relevant Standard|
|Chapter 1: This Handbook|
|Chapter 2: Introduction|
|Chapter 3: What Makes Home Visiting so Effective?|
|Chapter 4: Comprehensive Services of All Head Start Programs|
|Chapter 5: Elements of the Home-Based Option|
|Chapter 6: Elements of a Home Visit|
|Chapter 7: Elements of a Socialization|
|Chapter 8: Training and Education of Home Visitors|
|Chapter 9: Roles of a Home Visitor|
|Chapter 10: School Readiness in the Home-Based Option|
|Chapter 11: Developing and Maintaining Relationships with Parents|
|Chapter 12: Working with Children with Disabilities|
|Chapter 13: Technology Considerations|
|Chapter 14: Ethical Considerations|
|Chapter 15: Collecting Data|
|Chapter 16: Research on Home Visiting|
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.
Prepared for the Office of Head Start, under contract # HHSP23320100009YC, by the Early Head Start National Resource Center at ZERO TO THREE.