When Home Visitors Are the Challenge

When Home Visitors Are the Challenge

Jennifer Boss, director of the EHS NRC; Bob Stechuk, assistant director of the National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness; and David Jones, home visiting specialist, Office of Head Start, talk about supporting staff when they face challenging families or when they make mistakes.

To view the full webcast, go to: Engaging Parents in the Home-based and Family Child Care Program Options 17th Annual Virtual Birth to Three Institute: Plenary E Track E: Home Visiting and Family Child Care

Reflection Questions:

  1. How could you use team support and reflective practice to address staff who make mistakes with families?
  2. Evaluate strategies you have used with staff who don’t follow policies and procedures.



About OpenDoors

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.