Strengthening Families through Community Connections

In this module, supervisors will reaffirm their commitment to families and staff forming strong support networks. By modeling the kind of support appropriate for connecting resources, supervisors help family support professionals do the same for the families they serve.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Design strategies for expanding referral resources
  2. Create and maintain positive professional relationships with referral resources
  3. Encourage family support professionals to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with other service providers
  4. Understand the importance of promoting a positive public perception of your agency and program through the creation of positive media relationships
  5. Use personal stories and data to tell your program's story
  6. Engage family support staff and stakeholders in assessing resource needs for families
  7. Continue to advocate for the resources required to provide high-quality family support services

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Iowa Department of Public Health
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Estimated Time to Complete
120 minutes
Skills Addressed