Its design and approach are a key spin-off of a research study on parents’ competencies and on the resources that support them. It is a set of communication tools that gives a voice to mothers and fathers and builds on their strengths. It provides visual materials that are aimed at encouraging discussions with parents and that can be incorporated into various parent support programs and activities.
Do you work with families that have children between the ages of 0 and 11 years?
Do you work in a health and social services centre, a youth centre, a rehabilitation centre, or a community organization?
Do you conduct individual or group interventions?
Are you looking for a tool that is easy to use, dynamic and has proven its worth?
If so, you will appreciate the For Me, as a Parent… kit, which you can adapt to your needs and those of the families you work with. The kit’s expressive illustrations and thought-provoking questions will help you to open up discussions with parents on a variety of subjects and to find out more about their everyday experiences.
The For Me, as a Parent kit includes :
- Various tools (208 illustrations, lists of examples, question frameworks, response grids) on 7 themes adapted according to the children’s ages, the sex of the parent and the intervention modality;
- A User Guide (44 pages) that summarizes the kit’s philosophy and content, to facilitate its use and adaptation in different contexts;
- An 80-minute DVD that presents the tools, conditions for success and testimonials by professionals who illustrate different ways of adapting the kit;
- A CD-ROM containing items from the kit authorized for reproduction.
All the content of the kit comes in an easy to carry plastic case
More informations : http://formeasaparent.com/
Author : Suzanne Lavigueur