WEBINAR: Using Culturally Responsive Practices During Transitions

October 28, 2021 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Autumn Strausbaugh

Each family experiences transitions in their own way. These transitions are shaped by their cultures, traditions, past, and expectations. Families may see transitions — to and from early childhood programs — as both an opportunity and a challenge. Through culturally responsive relationships, staff can strengthen child and family outcomes before, during, and after a child’s transition.

This webinar is a part of the Building Culturally Responsive Relationships with Families from Recruitment to Transition series. Understanding families’ cultures — and our own — is essential to building respectful partnerships with families. This is especially true during challenging times for families and communities. In this four-part webinar series, participants learn strategies for partnering with families during their time in the program — from recruitment through to the child’s transition out of the program. We draw on foundational concepts from the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework and the Relationship-Based Competencies to Support Family Engagement.

In this session, participants will:

  • Reflect on families’ experiences and cultural perspectives about the transition process
  • Learn strategies that support cultural responsiveness during the transition process
  • Review steps programs can take to strengthen their relationships with community partners to best serve families with their transition into and out of the program
  • Explore resources to facilitate a smooth transition for all families

Event Format:
Live interactive webinar with live Spanish translation!

# of hours:
1.5 – clock hour certificate will be provided

This series is designed for all professionals who work with families of young children in early childhood programs, including Head Start, Early Head Start, and other child care settings.

Number of participants:
Maximum of 1000

$35/webinar or $120 for all 4 Webinars

BTC Learning Network Member Price:
$33/webinar or $115 for all 4 (Click here for information on joining the BTC Learning Network.)

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