Project 7 Increasing Family Engagement

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Michigan expanded and improved efforts to engage families in meaningful ways and supported their development as leaders for their own children and communities.  The strategies in this project increased family access to resources designed to promote the physical, social, and emotional health of their children by:

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  • Incorporating Strengthening Families Protective Factors into the Great Start to Quality (GSQ) program standards;
  • Placing Family Engagement Consultants in target communities to support parents and providers;
  • Providing training modules about the GSQ Family and Community Partnerships standards;
  • Assisting families and providers in understanding and adopting protective factors into daily practice; and
  • Establishing and coordinating networks of trusted advisors able to provide support to families in their local communities.

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