Family-Centered and Family-Directed Practices Workgroup

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Workgroup Purpose:. Achieve high quality health care delivery systems Through the involvement of the full range of professionals and communities who assure the health and well-being of children or youth and their families by Advancing respectful family-professional partnerships Honoring the stren

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1. Family-Centered and Family-Directed Practices Workgroup

2. Workgroup Purpose: Achieve high quality health care delivery systems Through the involvement of the full range of professionals and communities who assure the health and well-being of children or youth and their families by Advancing respectful family-professional partnerships Honoring the strengths, cultures, traditions, and expertise that everyone brings to these relationships.

3. Workgroup Members: Distance Learning Kara Conners, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center LEAH Carole Milner, University of Alabama at Birmingham LEND Tanya Baker-McCue, University of New Mexico Gina Harris, University of Alabama at Birmingham I don’t have any information about Kara, other than that she’s a great contributor and pleasant to work with!I don’t have any information about Kara, other than that she’s a great contributor and pleasant to work with!

4. Workgroup Members:

5. Workgroup Activities: Identify and analyze utility of available family-centered and family directed practices curricula and materials Develop indicators of comprehensive instruction in family-centered and family-directed practices Develop indicators for field placements that lead to cultural and linguistic competency and understanding of family-centered and family-directed practices Identify and assess current continuing education modules and teaching strategies targeted to faculty Develop guidelines for Family Advisory Boards and place on Training Program Web site

6. Products To Date: Resource Table displaying summary information about approved family centered and family directed training materials Indicators of comprehensive instruction in family centered and family directed training materials Compendium of Family-Centered Field Experiences Guidelines for Family Advisory Boards

7. Topic for Family Centered Workgroup Breakout Discussion What do we want to measure regarding family centered practice? -Trainees' knowledge of what? -Trainees' ability to do what? (what skills?)

8. Future Workgroup Plans: Assess additional materials for faculty Prepare advisory materials for training programs regarding family involvement in agency policy Develop guidelines for instructors on recruiting, training, and facilitating participation of family members as presenters and co-trainers New document focuses on facilitating Family member participation in teaching family-centered and family-directed practices. Workgroup will also consider strategies for effective dissemination of this and other FCFDP workgroup products.New document focuses on facilitating Family member participation in teaching family-centered and family-directed practices. Workgroup will also consider strategies for effective dissemination of this and other FCFDP workgroup products.

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