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Weekly Module 15: Partnering with Families Applications Post (Video)

After watching the video TAPS Partnerships with Families, Part 5, post your answer to the following questions:

  1. How does the drop-off scene in the video demonstrate power sharing or empowering a family?
  2. What skills, qualities, and supports that Janani and Rukmini discuss do you feel are most important for infant/ toddler professionals to partner with families?
  3. Why would reflective practice, or thinking about a family and your interactions with the family, be important to partnering and empowering with families?
  4. What advice that Rukmini and Janani offer do your think is most important for developing partnerships with families?
  5. Anne mentions that when working with families of young children it is important to develop strong attachment relationships with families?  Do you agree? Why?

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Weekly Module 15: Partnering with Families Readings Post

In this module you will:

  • Evaluate the role of social power and social influence when working with families of infants and toddlers
  • Analyze situations to determine how to share power with families
  • Complete the End-of-Semester survey

After reading Allard & Hancok (2015), answer the following questions:

  1. Summarize the main idea, key details, and what you learned from the reading in 4-6 sentences in your own words.  Use key terms and vocabulary from the text.
  2. What quote(s) was most meaningful to you? (identify the page number) Why?
  3. How does this reading connect to your personal experience?
  4. Why is it important to be aware of social power and social influence when working with families of infants and toddlers?
  5. What impact could culture have on social power and social influence?
  6. Which vignette from the article do you think most demonstrated the staff empowering the family? Why?
  7. How will this reading help you be a better infant-toddler professional?

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Complete your End-of-Semester Survey on Blackboard!

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