• Journal Article

Building family-centered practices in early intervention: A team-based model for change

Citation

Bailey, D., McWilliam, P. J., & Winton, P. J. (1992). Building family-centered practices in early intervention: A team-based model for change. Infants and Young Children, 5(1).

Abstract

The challenges inherent in implementing family-centered approaches to early intervention call for effective strategies to enhance systems change. This article describes a set of activities designed to help early intervention teams examine current practices and set goals for change. Central to the activities are five components: (1) team-based training, (2) parent participation, (3) a decision-oriented format, (4) guided decision-making and goal-setting activities, and (5) effective leadership