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  1. Standard 1: Family Centered Approaches
    3 Topics
  2. Standard 2: Family Support, Education and Referrals
    6 Topics
  3. Standard 3: Encourage Family Connection through Child-Led Play
    4 Topics
  4. Standard 4: Cultural Competency and Cultural Safety
    5 Topics
  5. Standard 5: Professional and Ethical Conduct
    5 Topics
  6. Standard 6: Early Learning and Play-Based Programming
    3 Topics
  7. Standard 7: Evaluation & Quality Improvement
    4 Topics
  8. Standard 8: Design, Function, Safety and Hygiene of Physical Environment
    7 Topics
  9. Standard 9: Partnerships and Collaboration
    5 Topics
  10. Standard 10: Governance
    4 Topics
  11. Standard 11: Planning, Administration and Information Management
    5 Topics
  12. Standard 12: Finance and Risk Management
    5 Topics
  13. Standard 13: Human Resources
    5 Topics
Lesson 1, Topic 1
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1.1 Build on Family Strengths

John May 11, 2020
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Description

FRP builds on the unique strengths of each family.

Benchmark Quality Indicators

  • Engagement with families is based on respect, understanding, compassion and non-judgement.
  • Staff are skilled at identifying strengths and using language that emphasizes those qualities.
  • Staff recognize that the parent is the expert on their child, all parents have strengths, all parents want the best for their child, and that parents want support and affirmation.

Innovation and Promising Practices

  • Confidential intake forms with family profile, needs and goals are utilized.
  • Staff are trained to offer one to one support and referrals to families when appropriate.
  • Pamphlets and resources are available to inform families of extra supports available.
  • FRP design reflects families’ priorities.
  • FRP is inclusive and flexible to meet the needs of families.
  • FRP is free of charge and there are no barriers to service.