Family-Centered Practices

The Early Intervention Series: Family-Centered Practices is an awareness level module designed to introduce practitioners to capacity-building family-centered practices. Family-centered practices are operationalized in early intervention through the use of natural learning environment practices, capacity-building family support practices, and a coaching interaction style.


* Understand the Characteristics of family-centered practices.
* Recognize and describe the benefits of relational helpgiving strategies.
* Recognize and describe the benefits of participatory helpgiving strategies.