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Family and Community Partnerships

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Effective parent, family, and community engagement (PFCE) services depend on the knowledge, skills, and experience of program staff. Successful work with parents, families, and the community requires a broad array of strategies and techniques that focus on goal setting and relationship-based practices. Use these resources to help family services staff gain the information they need to support positive outcomes for children and families.

Categories include:

  • Family Services Staff: Self-Study
  • Implementing the PFCE Framework

Family Services Staff: Self-Study

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Build skills to effectively communicate and engage with families. The content focuses on creating and maintaining family engagement goals to support children's well-being and school readiness.

Implementing the PFCE Framework

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Explore ways to strengthen your PFCE practices using a variety of media and methods, including real-life examples of effective PFCE implementation in Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

Last Updated: May 23, 2018