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Strategies to Establish Productive Relationships with Families  >  Establishing Positive and Productive Relationships with Families
Planting the SEED of Success: Building Productive Relationships with Families

Based on the national Strengthening Families framework aimed at preventing child abuse by supporting the parenting role, this training will introduce the five protective factors every family needs along with strategies to build relationships between the family and the early educator to improve communication and decrease conflicts.                                        

  • Session meets 9:00 am to 3:30 pm with a half hour break
  • The 10 hours of training includes 6 contact hours and 4 from homework 
  • Lunch is provided.  If you have special dietary needs, please plan on providing your own lunch.

Completion of all four sessions for Entry level 1 is equivalent to completing Level 3 on the SEED Career Ladder. Early educators who have additional education not related to the early childhood field may elect to complete these four entry level sessions to be recognized at a higher level on the SEED Career Ladder. For more information about SEED and the SEED Career Ladder visit



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