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The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care

These six practices ensure quality in child care programs serving infants and toddlers. The following topics are covered:

  • Continuity of care
  • Culturally responsive care
  • Inclusive care
  • Individualized care
  • Primary caregiving
  • Small group care

The rationale papers are available from the following links:

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Continuity of Care

 

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Culturally Responsive Care

 

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Inclusive Care

 

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Individualized Care

 

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Primary Caregiving

 

The Program for Infant/Toddler Care's (PITC) Six Essential Program Practices for Relationship-Based Care: Small Group Care

 

See the Infant/Toddler Resource Guide if you are interested in additional resources to support your work with infants, toddlers, and their families. The guide was created by the Infant/Toddler Specialist Network of the Child Care State Capacity Building Center and contains numerous resources to support policymakers; technical assistance professionals; and infant and toddler teachers, center directors, and family child care providers.

 

Publication Date: 
July 2, 2020
Resource Type: 
Brief
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