Module 4: Engaging Families And Communities

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Module 4: Engaging Families And Communities

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To verify your completion of QRIS Module 1, please answer the following six questions regarding your personal information. Full Name (First, Last)
  • 2. 
    Program Name
  • 3. 
    Professional Qualifications Registry number If you are an educator and not on the registry, please click here to create an account and get a registry number.
  • 4. 
    Program number 
  • 5. 
    Program Street Address
  • 6. 
    Program City
  • 7. 
    Program Zip Code
  • 8. 
    Current research on engaging families and communities discussed in the module tells us one element important to enhance outcomes for children is:
    • A. 

      A. Holding separate meetings and events for each cultural and linguistic group

    • B. 

      B. A focus on one-way communication from school to home

    • C. 

      C. Supporting and encouraging parent involvement

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 9. 
    The domain of QRIS Standard 4: Engaging Families and Communities includes a focus on: 
    • A. 

      A. Connecting with communities federal fiscal resources

    • B. 

      B. Developing trusting relationships and partnerships with families

    • C. 

      C. Staff training in parenting curriculum models

  • 10. 
    High Quality Indicators for QRIS Standard 4: Engaging Families and Communities include:
    • A. 

      A. Creation of parent and grandparent support groups

    • B. 

      B. Connecting families to assistance around a child’s development and education

    • C. 

      C. Use of developmentally appropriate family curriculum

  • 11. 
    A program at Level 2 in Standard 4: Engaging Families and Communities would have documented evidence of:
    • A. 

      A. Measurement tools that use outsider raters

    • B. 

      B. Completion of the Strengthening Families Assessment

    • C. 

      C. Families connected to education and support

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 12. 
    A program at Level 3 in Standard 4: Engaging Families and Communities would have documented evidence of:
    • A. 

      A. Daily two-way communication system available for parents

    • B. 

      B. Parents participate in an advisory role in the program

    • C. 

      C. Community input into curriculum development

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 13. 
    Joyce Epstein’s Framework encompasses six types of parent involvement including:
    • A. 

      A. Part-time employment in the program

    • B. 

      B. Learning at home

    • C. 

      C. Support Groups

  • 14. 
    Karen Mapp’s Joining Process looks at the creation of educational environments that successfully engage families. When schools and programs are engaged in the “Honoring” phase of this process they:
    • A. 

      A. Ensure that families become comfortable and part of the school community

    • B. 

      B. Respect, validate, and affirm any sort of involvement or contribution made by family members

    • C. 

      C. Collaborate with parents in areas designed to improve educational opportunities for the children

  • 15. 
    Potential benefits of family involvement discussed in this module include:
    • A. 

      A. Higher high school graduation rates

    • B. 

      B. Improved behavior and better social skills

    • C. 

      C. Better grades and higher test scores

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 16. 
    The Strengthening Families Self-Assessment:
    • A. 

      A. Is applicable to ASOST and CBSB programs, but FCC programs should use a different tool

    • B. 

      B. Is focused on identifying small changes in practice that can support providers in their work with families and children

    • C. 

      C. Offers strategies that can dramatically impact the lives of parents but often requires new staff positions or changes to facilities

  • 17. 
    The Protective Factors that form the foundation of the Strengthening Families approach include:
    • A. 

      A. Community Resources

    • B. 

      B. Parental Resilience

    • C. 

      C. Fiscal Supports

  • 18. 
    I certify that I have completed this module of the QRIS online course. I understand that by selecting yes, I am stating that I have completed this module by reviewing and completing all documents and assignments as described in the QRIS online module and am, therefore, qualified to apply for a QRIS Program Quality Improvement Grant. Please note that by selecting ‘yes’ when in fact you have not completed this QRIS online module will be considered an act of perjury and result in disqualification of your program from applying for a QRIS Program Quality Improvement Grant. 
    • A. 

      Yes, I completed the module.