Family Engagement

Supporting Families (Level 1)

Consider the differences between engaging and supporting eight types of parents or family members you might encounter. Reflect on your past experiences with each of those types. Create and implement an action plan to improve your support for families who need it.

Format: Asynchronous Learning and Coaching Duration: 8 hours Facilitator: Jim Still-Pepper

  • Introduction
  • Task 1a: What is Support?
  • Task 1b: Reflection - What is support?
  • Envisioning
  • Task 2a: 8 Types of Parents
  • Task 2b: Research - Family Engagement
  • Concepts & Content
  • Task 3a: Poster Parents
  • Task 3b: Activity - Poster Parents
  • Task 3c: The Effect of Your Contact
  • Task 3d: Reflection - The Effect of Your Contact
  • Task 3e: Your Personal Effect
  • Task 3f: Reflection - Your Personal Effect
  • Task 3g: Your Strength
  • Task 3h: Reflection - Your Strength
  • Task 3i: Support Needs
  • Task 3j: Reflection - Support Needs
  • Task 3k: Support
  • Task 3l: Reflection - Support
  • Application
  • Task 4a: Action Planning
  • Task 4b: Create an Action Plan
  • Task 4c: Revise Action Plan
  • Task 4d: Evidence of Implementation
  • Task 4e: Implications for Future Practice
  • Course Evaluation
  • Task 5: Evaluation Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever