In Early Head Start (EHS) programs, reflective supervision and reflective parenting practice can also be thought of as the circle of support, or the continuous relationships that allow caring for and supporting infants and toddlers to be the main focus. Readers will also learn strategies for sustaining relationships built through the circle of support, strategies and issues to consider to overcoming a breakdown in reflective practice, and suggestions for encouraging parents to reflect and build on parenting practices. EHS directors, supervisors, and staff will find the following edition of "News You Can Use" helpful in defining reflective supervision in practice.
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.