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Standards of Practice
Standard 1: Family Centered Approaches3 Topics
Standard 2: Family Support, Education and Referrals6 Topics
Standard 3: Encourage Family Connection through Child-Led Play4 Topics
Standard 4: Cultural Competency and Cultural Safety5 Topics
Standard 5: Professional and Ethical Conduct5 Topics
Standard 6: Early Learning and Play-Based Programming3 Topics
Standard 7: Evaluation & Quality Improvement4 Topics
Standard 8: Design, Function, Safety and Hygiene of Physical Environment7 Topics
Standard 9: Partnerships and Collaboration5 Topics
Standard 10: Governance4 Topics
Standard 11: Planning, Administration and Information Management5 Topics
Standard 12: Finance and Risk Management5 Topics
Standard 13: Human Resources5 Topics
Lesson 2, Topic 1
2.1 Family Self-Sufficiency and Confidence
FRP promotes self-sufficiency and confidence by building on family strengths and offering topics appropriate to the needs of families.
Benchmark Quality Indicators
- Staff promotes self-sufficiency and confidence by building on family strengths. This is accomplished through informal discussions, parenting workshops, groups and resource information and referrals.
- FRP promotes the development of life skills.
- FRP educates on child growth and development, early learning, communication skills, self-care, and strategies for meeting the joys and challenges of parenting young children.
- FRP encourages participants to share and get involved in programming if they are interested.
- Vulnerable families are welcomed and encouraged to participate.
Innovation and Promising Practices
- Staff engages participants in FRP development and invites participants to lead where appropriate.
- Staff has service goal sheets for individual families who need extra support.
- Staff make supported referrals to appropriate services in a timely fashion.