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Baby TALK | Family Engagement Model


Baby TALK Family Engagement Model - Approach
  • Trauma-informed, culturally sensitive practice
  • Infant mental health approach

  • Flexibility to meet individual family, parent/caregiver, child priorities 

  • Engaging families in support of optimal early childhood development

  • Applying a developmental approach to family engagement

  • Facilitating family-child interaction

  • Affirming child capabilities and competence in families

  • Actively listening, reflecting and using strength-based strategies

  • Community systems building to provide trustworthy relationships for families