An Initial Connection Family Engagement


State Approved: AL, FL, GA, IA, MI, MS

Two (2) Clock Hours | 0.2 CEUs | 1 Year Access
Learning Objectives:

During this training participants will be able to identify different ways to engage with families and build a positive relationship to support and improve the learning, development, and health of children. Learning objectives include:

  1. Recognize the importance of building a partnership with families.
  2. Implement strategies that encourage partnerships with families to foster child’s learning and development at home, child care, and in school.
  3. Evaluate strategies to effectively communicate and provide appropriate supports and resources to parents and children.
  4. Develop a mutual respect and trust over time, through a series of interactions with families.
  5. Demonstrate ways to influence and encourage families who show resistance in being apart of their child’s learning and development.
  6. Create a plan to collaborate with parents.
Material Needed:

  • Writing Paper
  • A pen or pencil

  • N/A

  • Access to a Laptop or Desktop
  • Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended for the optimal learning experience.
  • A graphical browser is required, such as, Chrome, Firefox, etc.
  • An E-mail account that is accessible.

Register for a new account or login an existing account by clicking on the “take course” button, add course to the cart, and complete purchase(s). To receive credit for completing this course participants should read all material, take notes, and complete all the required assignments. There is a final assessment at the end of this course. Participants will have two attempts to take the final assessment and must pass with a 70% or higher to earn a certificate of completion and 0.2 CEUs.

Please note there will be no extra attempts to re-take the final assessment, once you have started the final assessment be sure to complete it without interruption. If you are not able to pass the final assessment with a 70% or higher we encourage you to consider taking another course that meet your requirements or wait 30 days before you re-take this course.


Octavia Dixon | Phone: (770) 347 – 7030 | E-mail: support@earlycareevolution.com