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Module 6: Communicating with Families

This sixth module will help you learn more about communicating with families of the infants in your care. The module includes information about communication styles, challenges, and creative ways to stay in contact with infants' families.

Once you finish this module, you should complete the quiz to show that you understand the material. There is a link to the quiz on the last slide of the module. The quiz will open in a new window. You must get an 80% or higher to get credit. You have three attempts to take your quiz.

Site: UGA Extension Open Moodle
Course: Rockin' Around the Infant Classroom
Book: Module 6: Communicating with Families
Printed by: Guest user
Date: Monday, 17 February 2020, 11:23 AM

Table of contents

Communicating with Families in Infant Care

1

Why Does Communicating with Families Matter?

2

Why is Communication Important for an Infant's Development?

3

Why is Communication Important for an Infant's Development? (2)

4

How Should You Communicate with Infants' Families?

5

What is Transactional Communication?

6

Characteristics of Transactional Communication

7

Tips for Communicating with Families

8

Tips for Communicating with Families Cont.

9

Active Listening with Parent(s)

10

Active Listening Techniques

11

It's Important to Help Families Feel Comfortable

12

Communicating During Drop-Off and Pick-Up Times

13

Other Ways to Communicate with Families

14

Communicating Through Daily Infant Records

15

Responding to Families' Communication

16

Response Questions 1 and 2

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Click here in order to respond to these questions in Response Question #1 and Response Question #2. Remember that you must be logged onto the course in order to properly submit!

Handling Communication Difficulties with Families

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Handling Communication Difficulties with Families Cont.

19

Communicating with Parents: Language Barriers

20

Helping Parents Cope with Separation Anxiety

Helping Parents Cope with Separation Anxiety

Helping Parents Cope with Their Infant’s Attachment to the Teacher

Helping Parents Cope with Their Infant’s Attachment to the Teacher

Response Questions # 3 and #4

Response Questions # 3 and #4

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Communicating with Families about Challenging Issues

Communicating with Families about Challenging Issues

Challenges with Infant Temperament

Challenges with Infant Temperament

Health Concerns

Health Concerns

Behavioral Issues

Behavioral Issues

Misbehavior: Noticing and Sharing Patterns

Misbehavior: Noticing and Sharing Patterns

Response Question # 5

Response Question # 5
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Family Conferences

Family Conferences

Family Conferences

Family Conferences

Tips for a Successful Family Conference

Tips for a Successful Family Conference

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

Tips for a Successful Family Conference (continued)

The Bottom Line: Families Matter

The Bottom Line: Families Matter

Response Question # 6

Response Question # 6


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References

References

Contact Information

Contact Information

Module 6 Quiz

Module 6 Quiz
Now that you have completed the module, you can take the end-of-module quiz for Module 6. You must get an 80% or higher in order to get credit for completing the module. Once you click on the link, click on "continue the last attempt" and you can begin your quiz. Good luck! :-)