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Relationship-Based Competencies: Foundation for Professional Growth

We’ve reached the ninth and final installment of our blog series on the nine Relationship-Based Competencies, Foundation for Professional Growth. We hope you’ve enjoyed the series and learned a little bit too! (Click here to read all our blogs in the series ») Maintain Professionalism Professional growth is something that everyone should work towards continuously…

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Relationship-Based Competencies: Coordinated, Integrated, Comprehensive Services

We’ve reached #7 in our series about the nine Head Start Relationship-Based Competencies: Coordinated, Integrated, Comprehensive Services. Assembling a Team Putting together a comprehensive service team for the families we work with is very important to their success in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Every person that works with the families should have…

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Relationship-Based Competencies: Family Access to Community Resources

The sixth relationship based competency is family access to community resources. Know what Resources are Available For a program to be successful in connecting families to local resources, they first have to know what resources their community offers. Head Start and Early Head Start (HS/EHS) staff need to have extensive knowledge of social services programs,…

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Relationship-Based Competencies: Parent-Child Relationships and Families as Lifelong Educators

Our next blog is about Parent-Child Relationships and Families as Lifelong Learners, the fourth in our series about the 9 Relationship-Based Competencies. Nothing is more important than the relationships that are built between parent and child. In creating these relationships, there is a tremendous amount of important learning that is happening. Our roles as Head…

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Relationship-Based Competencies: Self-Aware and Culturally Responsive Relationships

This is the second blog post in our series about the nine relationship-based competencies. Read our first blog here: Positive, Goal-Oriented Relationships. As professionals working in Head Start and Early Head Start programs we get the opportunity to meet families that have very diverse backgrounds and come from different cultures. Building productive relationships with families…

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Relationship-Based Competencies: Positive, Goal-Oriented Relationships

For the first blog in our series about relationship-based competencies, we’re going to discuss positive, goal-oriented relationships. Creating positive relationships with the families that we serve is a key point in assisting them to become self-sufficient. From our first interaction with families to the last, the relationships that we build will stay with them for…

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