The new Parents as Teachers: quality, accountability, compliance Webinar 2: August 10, 2010
Why emphasize model fidelity? Funding is tied to outcomes. Model fidelity = positive results. Consistency is critical to building strong brands.
Who we are Kerry Caverly Replication, Training, Technical Assistance Director Karen Guskin, Ph.D. Research Director
Minimum requirements Parent educator education and experience Funding Populations served Duration of services Training Personal visits Group meetings Screening Resource network Supervision Program Leadership Evaluation Recruitment and Retention
Parents as Teachers affiliate Parents as Teachers Affiliate = quality compliance
Breaking it down The environment demands fidelity and accountability. Quality standards are not new. Parents as Teachers provides a model ; it is not a program. Those who meet guidelines = affiliates New Foundational Training begins 2011
Model fidelity Model fidelity: providing services the way the model intends. Model fidelity = results Model fidelity: Structural fidelity Process fidelity
Quality Assurance Guidelines Adherence to the Quality Assurance Guidelines helps ensure successful replication, model fidelity and application of evidence based practice.
Model Implementation Guide Readiness Check Foundational Training Model Implementation Training New Affiliate Plan
What if you meet the minimum?
What happens when you self-identify compliance? All minimum requirements met Minimum requirements not met, but willing to move to compliance Minimum requirements not met, unable to do so
What if you’re not meeting minimum requirements?
Moving into compliance Use 2010-2011 APR to self-identify compliance Access conference calls Develop compliance plan Achieve compliance by July 2014
Breaking it down Model fidelity = results! In 2011: Readiness checklist New Model Implementation Training Quality Assurance Guidelines updated There is a pathway to the new Parents as Teachers for everyone!
Summary The climate is demanding quality! Parents as Teachers is responding: Readiness checklist Quality Assurance Guidelines Self-identify intent/capacity to comply There is a pathway to the new Parents as Teachers for everyone!
Next up August 17: 1pm CT (2pm ET, 12pm MT, 11am PT) Webinar 3: Two pathways to the new Parents as Teachers: which is right for me? 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 S F T W T M S AUGUST
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