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Enhancing Trusting Partnerships at the Systems and Practice Levels: Reciprocal Opportunities for Professionals and Families

This second session of the Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships to Improve Child and Family Outcomes series focused on the nature of trusting partnerships among professionals and families. The presenters described six research-based partnership principles, and emphasized the practices that professionals and families should demonstrate when implementing the principles. Tools for measuring partnerships and family engagement were also discussed.
Guest presenters included staff from the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement and early childhood partners from Iowa discussing some of their program improvement efforts.

Presented by Christina Kasprzak (ECTA Center), Carmen Sanchez (OSEP), Josh Sparrow (NCPFCE), Ann Turnbull (University of Kansas/University of North Carolina), and Rud Turnbull (University of Kansas/University of North Carolina) in April 2017

Link to Handout: Principles of Trusting Partnerships
Link to Handout: Iowa SDI Framework
Link to Handout: Reflection or Discussion Questions
Link to Additional Resources and References: Session 2
Link to Recording