Appendix to: Site Visit Report: Broward's Infrastructure Design to Guide and Sustain Permanency for Young Foster Children (BRIDGES) 2013: Child Care Selection.
Site Visit Report
Grantee Product Site Visit
This appendix to a site visit report on Broward County's infrastructure design to guide and sustain permanency for young foster children includes materials designed to help foster families understand early intervention screening and services. A handbook is included that is designed to prepare foster parents for ensuring children under their care are ready for school, choosing high quality child care, and accessing Child Care Resource and Referral services. The handbook reviews early care and education programs, child developmental milestones, the Voluntary Pre-kindergarten program, Early Head Start and Head Start programs, and early intervention programs. A flow chart details a foster parent's school readiness journey. A PowerPoint presentation on selecting quality child care is also included.
foster children; program evaluation; Early childhood education; Early intervention programs; Screening; Certification; Accreditation