ERIC Number: ED121439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (Las Vegas, Nevada). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
An infant-toddler program of parent training in child growth and development, based primarily in the home, has become the major focus of the Child and Family Resource Program (EFRP) in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of 11 sites in this Head Start affiliated program. This report describes and evaluates: (1) the goals and operational objectives of the program and its components; (2) the planning, startup, and implementation of the program components (health services, developmental services, family support services, and additional services); (3) the major staff functions and qualifications and the recruitment process; (4) the plan and implementation of preservice training sessions designed to develop staff roles and interaction, and inservice training coordinated with Head Start programs; (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 with each component; 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, Early Childhood Education, Family Programs, Federal Programs, Home Programs, Home Visits, Infants, 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: Nevada (Las Vegas)