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Engaging Families

Engaging Families in Their Children’s Education
Explores the impact of family engagement on children’s learning and suggests how professionals can support families in their children’s learning at home and at school.

Massachusetts Family, School, and Community Partnership Fundamentals
Presents and explores the Massachusetts Family, School, and Community Partnership Fundamentals and supports schools in identifying their strengths and goals toward increasing partnerships.

Working with Families Whose Children have Experienced Childhood Trauma
Looks at the neurological impact that complex childhood trauma has on the developing brain and how it affects learning. The roles families play in supporting their children exposed to trauma are explored with an emphasis on practical strategies to use to support families and their children.

Building Effective Communication Between Families and Professionals
Emphasizes the importance of ongoing reciprocal communication between families and teachers and suggests ways to build family capacity.

Helping Families Support Their Children’s Learning at Home
Examines fundamental beliefs about the importance of families and schools partnering to support children’s learning and discusses the concrete ways professionals can help families expand their children’s learning at home.

Positive Solutions for Families: Train the Trainer
Provides skills and strategies necessary for professionals to implement Positive Solutions for Families. Professionals will learn now to partner with parents of preschoolers to promote positive and effective parenting strategies.

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