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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 2, Topic 1
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2.1 Family Self-Sufficiency and Confidence

John May 11, 2020
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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.