ERIC Number: ED121433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (St. Petersburg, Florida). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
This report describes and evaluates the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP) in St. Petersburg, Florida, one of 11 demonstration sites of this Head Start-affiliated program. The cooperation of community service agencies and the combination of the roles of homebased teacher and social worker into the role of home visitor were major strengths of the program at this site. Specific areas of the St. Petersburg CFRP are described and evaluated: (1) the overall, specific, and operational goals of the program and its components; (2) the planning, startup, and implementation of the program components (health and social services, education, parent involvement, and family recruitment); (3) staff fundtions, qualifications, utilization and interrelationships; (4) preservice and inservice training; (5) recruitment of families and the use of needs assessment procedures; (6) amount of coordination with social service agencies; (7) materials used in the program; and (8) program cost data presented (in table form). A general summary of this site's strengths and weaknesses is provided. (ED)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Health Services, Home Programs, Home Visits, Needs Assessment, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Social Services, Staff Role
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: Florida (Saint Petersburg)