WEBINAR: A View from All Sides: Perspective-Taking to Support Family Engagement

August 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Autumn Strausbaugh

When interacting with families, finding common ground is critical. Taking multiple perspectives on a situation can help family-facing providers identify a common place where we can join with families. This requires reflecting on all points of view: one’s own, the child’s, and that of their family members. In this webinar, you will learn how to use perspective-taking to connect with families in their child’s care and development. You will learn about family engagement strategies for Perspective Taking that you can immediately apply to your work. 

# of hours:
A 1.5-clock hour certificate will be provided.

Professionals who work with families of young children, including child care educators, family child care providers, home visitors, pediatricians, early intervention educators, and more.

What you will learn:

  • How perspective-taking supports relationship-building with families
  • Strategies for taking all perspectives: one’s own, the child’s, and their family members’

$30/webinar or $125 for all 5 Webinars

This webinar is a part of the Strengths-Based Family Engagement Webinar Series. Building relationships with families is one of the most important things that family-facing providers do. Yet, building collaborative, trusting relationships is not always easy. Research shows that using a strengths-based approach to family engagement supports the well-being of the family. In this webinar series, you will explore strategies that can help you cultivate a strengths-based mindset for engaging with families and developing a shared partnership. You can register for each webinar individually or sign up for the whole series.