Supervising through Crisis Clip 2

Supervising through Crisis Clip 2

Jennifer Boss, director of the Early Head Start National Resource Center (EHS NRC), and Connie Phillips, EHS director of the Onslow County Partnership for Children Jacksonville, NC, talk about keeping the child in focus when the parent is in crisis.

To view the full webcast, go to: Parent–Child Relationships: The Cornerstone to School Readiness in the Home-based Option

Reflection Questions:

  1. Reflect on some opportunities that your staff have for “pivoting,” where they focus on the parents’ issues and then pivot to how those issues might be affecting the child.
  2. What supports does your program have for staff when families are in crisis?



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