Discover ways to prepare for conversations that include challenging topics. These conversations can be used to engage families, strengthen relationships, and build trust. It may be difficult to begin discussing a challenging topic with a family.
Explore this resource to learn:
- Why you should prepare for challenging conversations
- What makes conversations challenging
- Steps to prepare for conversations with families about challenging topics
- Strategies to use during conversations with families
Head Start and Early Head Start program staff can use this resource to partner with families. Supervisors and managers can also be used in training, meetings, and individual conversations with staff.
National Centers:Parent, Family and Community Engagement
Last Updated: September 16, 2020