ERIC Number: ED121430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (New Haven, Connecticut). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
This report describes the New Haven, Connecticut site of the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP), a Head Start-affiliated program designed to elicit community and family involvement in fostering optimum development of preschool children and their families. The New Haven site is one of 11 demonstration sites of the national CFRP. In planning and implementing the New Haven program, attention was given primarily to six areas of service development: (1) a central services catalog for CFRP families, (2) health care, (3) social serivces, (4) education, (5) parent career development and training, and (6) parent involvement. Descriptions of staff positions in the program and recruitment procedures for staff members are presented. Also outlined are: (1) the training plan for staff and parents, (2) the recruitment procedure for families (including a needs assessment procedure), (3) proposals for coordinating CFRP and community agency services, (4) materials used in the program, (5) program costs (including accounting charts), and (6) a short evaluation of program implementation. (BRT)
Descriptors: Career Development, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, Day Care, Family Programs, Federal Programs, Health Needs, Information Dissemination, Job Training, Needs Assessment, Occupational Information, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Costs, Program Development, Public Agencies, Social Services, Staff Utilization
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut (New Haven)