Supporting Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness: An Interactive Learning Series for Early Childhood Professionals

Enhance your knowledge around family homelessness and the McKinney-Vento Homelessness Assistance Act's definition of "homeless" as it refers to children and youth. Review other relevant federal regulations for Head Start, Early Head Start, and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)-subsidized programs.

This interactive learning series (link is external) is intended for professionals in Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care, including early childhood and school-age child care providers, CCDF Lead Agency or designated entity staff, and other key stakeholders. Learn how to identify families experiencing homelessness, conduct community outreach, and much more.

Certificates of Completion

Knowledge checks, practice scenarios, and interactive learning modules will help deepen your understanding of family homelessness. Each module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, depending on your level of experience. When you finish all sections of the module, download your Certificate of Completion.

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  • Family Engagement and Consumer Education
    • Family Engagement and School Readiness
      • PFCE Framework/Family Engagement Outcomes
    • Supports and Services for Families
      • Relationship-Based Practice
  • Stable Financial Assistance to Families
    • Prioritizing Vulnerable Children and Families
      • Families Experiencing Homelessness
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