Baby TALK | Family Engagement Model

Approach

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

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

  • Nurturing families in support of optimal early childhood development

  • Applying a developmental approach to family engagement

  • Facilitating parent-child interaction

  • Affirming child capabilities and parental competence

  • Actively listening, reflecting and using strength-based strategies

  • Community systems building to provide a trustworthy system of support for families