Family Assessment Tools: Identification of Concerns, Priorities and Resources o Kelly Jorgensen o Peggy Miksch o Sarah Walters o Vera Stroup-Rentier Webinar Instructions We recommend use of a land line. This will allow for clearest reception for you and for the presenters when you ask a question. Dial into conference line : 866.620.7326 Conference Code: 6365188914 If you need assistance please Contact Kim Page at [email protected] or call 620-421‐6550, Ext. 1638. Family Assessment: Participant Objectives Participants will understand the definition of family assessment tools in Kansas Participants will gain knowledge about the purpose of family assessment Participant will understand the tools currently used and potentially used in their own programs Family Assessment Part C Federal Regulations Section 303.321(a)(2)(i) clarifies that the term initial evaluation refers to the evaluation of a child that is used to determine his or her initial eligibility for services under Part C of the Act. Section 303.321(a)(2)(iii) clarifies that the term initial assessments refers to the assessment of the child and the family assessment that are conducted prior to the child’s first IFSP meeting Section303.321 (c)2 The Family-Directed Assessment Must (i) Be voluntary on the part of each family member participating in the assessment; (ii) Be based on information obtained through an assessment tool and also through an interview with those family members who elect to participate in the assessment; and (iii) Include the family’s description of its resources, priorities, and concerns related to enhancing the child’s development. Statewide IFSP: Page 4 Statewide IFSP: Page 7 Linked Systems to Approach Early Intervention and Family Assessment Family Assessment Outcome Development Intervention Professional Evaluation How Does Your Assessment Process Match With This One? Family Assessment Outcome Development Intervention Professional Evaluation Including Families in Your Assessment Process? Family What stays the same? What do you need to add? Assessment Outcome Development Intervention Professional Evaluation What works best for your program and the families in it? Assessment and Evaluation Programming System (AEPS): Family Report Assessment and Evaluation Programming System (AEPS): Family Report Routines-Based Early Intervention: Supporting Young Children and Their Families Dr. Robin McWilliam Concluding Thoughts Regarding Family Assessment Rationale for choosing the family assessment tools shared Tools to avoid Training and/or technical assistance Questions After Completion of this Webinar Please… 1. Complete the online evaluation available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ ZPLBSS6 2. Email the names of those attending the webinar to [email protected] This email message will serve as your electronic sign in for the webinar. You will receive a reply message with your certificate of attendance. Goodbye and Thank You!