Supervising through Crisis Clip 1

Supervising through Crisis Clip 1

Brenda Jones Harden, PhD, Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland, talks about engaging parents experiencing significant challenges.

To view the full webcast, go to: Engaging Parents in the Home-based and Family Child Care Program Options

Reflection Questions:

  1. Several times, Dr. Harden mentions keeping the focus on the child. How do you help home visitors keep the focus on the baby while addressing the parents’ issues?
  2. What concrete methods does your program use to keep families engaged? What could you use that you don’t currently use?



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