Standards 
Resources

STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT TIMELINE

A list of milestones in the development of the Standards over the years.

CROSSWALKS

Crosswalks provide a way of relating the Standards to other content.

 

Selecting a Family Support & Strengthening Program Assessment Tool: An Overview for Program Leaders and Funders

The National Family Support Network, in conjunction with Center for the Study of Social Policy and FRIENDS, developed a resource analyzing some of the current program assessment resources available. This brief helps programs and funders determine similarities and differences between resources to determine the best fit for particular efforts.

 

This joint effort also produced the following resources:

 

Crosswalk: Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support and Parents as Teachers Quality Standards

Developed by Parents as Teachers in partnership with the National Family Support Network, this crosswalk identifies areas of correspondence between the two sets of standards. The crosswalk also identifies how information and documentation compiled for the Standards of Quality Program Self-Assessment Tool can be used as evidence in the Parents as Teachers quality endorsement process. The opposite also applies - information and documentation compiled for the Parents as Teachers quality endorsement can be used for the Standards of Quality Program Self-Assessment. In this way, the Standards of Quality Program Self-Assessment and the Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement process can be mutually informative and beneficial for Parents as Teachers affiliates.

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Crosswalk: Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support and a Trauma Informed Approach

This document developed by a representative of the California and Utah Networks highlights the areas of resonance between the Standards and the trauma informed approach outlined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  The recording and materials from the April 18, 2018 webinar presenting this crosswalk can be found on the Virtual Events page.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES APPROACH VIDEO

This 14-minute video developed by First 5 Santa Clara articulates the connection between the Strengthening Families Protective Factors and the Standards.

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