ERIC Number: ED121436
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
This report describes the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma City site, serving a rural black community, is one of 11 demonstration sites of the national CFRP. In planning and implementing the Oklahoma City, CFRP, attention was given primarily to four areas of service development: (1) education (i.e., an infant toddler program, the Head Start program, a linkage system with the public school system, and a parent education program), (2) health care, (3) parent involvement, and (4) social services. Descriptions of staff positions and recruitment procedures for staff members are presented. Also outlined were: (1) the staff training plan, (2) the recruitment procedure for families (including a needs assessment procedure), (3) methods of 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: Black Community, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, Day Care, Family Programs, Federal Programs, Health Needs, Job Training, Needs Assessment, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Costs, Program Development, Public Agencies, Social Services, Staff Development, 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: Oklahoma