ERIC Number: ED125770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Child and Family Resource Program: An Overview.
Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This publication describes the Child and Family Resource Program (CFRP), and offers detailed information on specific characteristics of each of the 11 demonstration programs throughout the United States. In the first section background information presents the concept behind CFRP, objectives are outlined and program operation and evaluation are discussed. CFRP is a national Head Start demonstration program. It is a child-centered family service program, designed to provide family support services that are crucial for, and directly related to, the sustained healthy growth and development of children from the prenatal period through age eight. The staff of the Head Start program is the core of CFRP, to which other professionals are added. Each CRFP must have available the full range of services normally provided to Head Start children and their families in addition to the minimum services indicated in the national CFRP guidelines. Part II contains specific project descriptions. Projects in New Haven, Connecticut; Poughkeepsie, New York; Pottsville, Pennsylvania; St. Petersburg, Florida; Jackson, Michigan; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Gering, Nebraska; Bismarck, North Dakota; Las Vegas, Nevada; Salem, Oregon; and Modesto, California are described. (Author/SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.