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Strengthening Families Through Early Care and Education Website

Center for the Study of Social Policy
August 2013

The Strengthening Families website offers a variety of resources to support quality in family engagement. The Strengthening Families website has an array of resources that can be used to support family engagement. These range from program planning tools to resources to support professional development. Information and tools related to the Strengthening Families framework are also available at this site.

This approach, which is being used in a number of early childhood quality systems, helps child welfare, early education and other programs work with families to build the following protective factors: resilience, social connections, concrete support in times of need, knowledge of parenting and child development, and social and emotional competence of children.