CHS236 Home, School and Community
Unit 2 Discussion
DQ1 States Implementing Protective Factors
Determine if your state is a member of the "Strengthening Families National Network". If not in the network, select a state of your choice.
Read the "State Initiative Profile."
Analyze what your home or a selected state is doing to promote protective factors for families and children.
Now, imagine you have been asked to give an introductory presentation on the Protective Factors Framework to a community organization interested in working with your child care center/school to help support children and families.
Explain how the SF approach helps the state in building family and community partnerships that impact young children’s positive development.
Describe specific practices that connect home, school and community.
Identify one way that you would you apply this information in your work with children and families.
In your responses to classmates' posts, discuss observed similarities and differences across states.
DQ2 Ethical Responsibilities to Colleagues/Community
1. Read Sections 3 and 4 in the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.
2. View the three videos.
3. Now please respond as follows:
Articulate your understanding of professional responsibilities to either colleagues or community and society. Be sure to reference at least one ideal or principle. Cite all resources used.
Describe specific connections to your own life/experiences.
Provide substantive responses to classmates’ reactions that also include the ideals and principles.