ERIC Number: ED121438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (Salem, Oregon). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
Successful coordination of social service agencies, aimed at serving eligible families with children from the prenatal period to age 8, has been the focus of the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP) in Salem, Oregon, one of 11 sites in this Head Start affiliated program. The Salem program also includes an infant-toddler program emphasizing parental and child development with the overall goal of building a better family unit. This report describes and evaluates: (1) goals and operational objectives of the program and its components; (2) planning, startup, and implementation of the program components (health, education, social services, and parent involvement); (3) major staff functions and qualifications and the recruitment process; (4) plan and implementation of preservice and inservice training sessions; (5) recruitment of families, use of needs assessment procedures and composition of the home visitor's family profile forms; (6) amount and quality of coordination with social service agencies; (7) materials used in the program; and (8) program cost data, arranged in table form. A general summary of this site's strengths and weaknesses is offered. (ED)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Day Care, Delivery Systems, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Home Programs, Home Visits, Infants, Needs Assessment, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Social Services
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: Oregon