Family Partnerships

To borrow these great resources, contact the IIQ staff at 705 749 3488 ext 217 or 218

The Art of Leadership: Engaging Families

Engaging Families addresses the full spectrum of responsibilities in working with families: welcoming, supporting, engaging, and communicating with parents. In addition, it provides helpful advice on working with all types of families in today's society. 128 pgs.

Building Bridges Handbook

To begin the discussion of what lesbian, gay, transsexual, transgender and queer families need in ECE environments.

Elevating Child Care-A guide to respectful parenting

NEW!     This book inspires parents to perceive their infants as whole people and raise children that are authentic, confident and successful. (150 pg.)

Creating Connections

Outlines tested motivational and empowerment strategies for creating and sustaining support groups, and potentially improving child care practices.

How to Handle 'Hard to Handle' Parents

Creating successful relationships with all parents. This book provides sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes, plus techniques for involving families whose first language is not English.

How Does It Feel? Child Care from a Families' Perspective

The aim of this book is to share some ideas about how it might feel to be a parent using child care.

Parent Education Invest in Kids

Parent Friendly Early Learning

Tips and Strategies for working well with families. (Transform parent concerns into parent partnerships)

Partnerships: Families and Communities in Early Childhood Development

This book gives the necessary tools to encourage the development of positive and respectful relationships with all types of families.

Supporting the Settlement

A guide to provide practical approaches and examples to enhance your program, help newcomer children thrive, and build relationships with families.


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