ERIC Number: ED121440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Child and Family Resource Program (Modesto, California). Program Description.
Development Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
Migrant farm workers were the primary target of the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP) in Modesto, California, one of 11 sites in this Head Start affiliated program. The CFRP focused on an infant day care center operation providing day care service to families working in the agricultural fields. 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, education, social services, and parent involvement); (3) the major staff functions and qualifications and the recruitment process; (4) the plan and implementation of preservice and inservice training sessions designed to acquaint family service workers with available resources and with ways of assessing family needs; (5) recruitment of families and use of needs assessment procedures; (6) amount and quality of coordination with social service agencies for each component; (7) materials used with each component, including staff training materials; 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, Health Services, Infants, Migrant Workers, Needs Assessment, 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: California