Essentials Modules Resources

The course Essentials of Parenting Education Professional Practice integrates a number of high quality resources from external websites. Resource links from each of the seven modules are categorized below.

Professional Development (Module 1)
Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (Module 2)
Ethical and Professional Practice (Modules 3, 4)
Facilitation (Modules 5, 6)
Fidelity & Evaluation (Module 7)

Professional Development

Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative  Oregon State University & OPEC
Core Knowledge and Skills document Oregon State University & OPEC
OPEC Recognition System  Oregon State University & OPEC
OrPEN webpage Oregon State University & OPEC
OrPEN Facebook Oregon State University & OPEC
OPEC Conference and Training Calendars Oregon State University & OPEC
Parenting Educators Conference and Parenting Education Week Oregon State University & OPEC
The Oregon Registry Online Training Calendar Oregon Registry Online
National Parenting Education Network  NPEN

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity

Culturally Responsive Teaching  The Education Alliance Brown University
Foundations of Cultural & Linguistic Competence  National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University, Center for Child and Human Development
Protocol for Culturally Responsive Organizations  Center to Advance Racial Equity, Portland State University
Effective practice: Parents as Partners  Crown

Ethical and Professional Practice

Ethical Thinking and Practice for Parent and Family Life Educators  Ethics Committee of the Minnesota Council on Family Relations – MCFR
Professional Boundaries  National Association of Social Workers
Overview of Best Practices for Protecting Sensitive Information – Summary  IBM
Prevent Identity Theft with Responsible Information-Handling Practices in the Workplace  Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Confidentiality: Respecting the Privacy of All Families  The University of Maine – Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
Home Visitor safety  MIECHV Program Training Module
Home Visiting Safety: Staying Safe & Aware on the Job  Oregon Health Authority
Self-Care Starter Kit  University at Buffalo – School of Social Work

Facilitation

Trauma Informed Oregon
Hosting a Meeting Using Principles of Trauma Informed Care  Portland State University – Mandy Davis, LCSW
The Joys and Perils of Co-Facilitation  San Francisco Public Schools
Flip Chart Etiquette  The Ford Family Foundation – Foundations of Facilitation – Lenny Laskowski
Dividing People into Groups  The Ford Family Foundation – Foundations of Facilitation
Great First Sessions: Ideas for Increasing Participant Retention in Parent Education Programs  Cornell University
How to Engage More Men in Parenting Education Programs  Cornell University
Effective Strategies for Engaging Parents: Real-Life Experiences that Make a Difference  The Expanded Learning and Afterschool Project
Engaging Parents in Education: Lessons from Five Parental Information and Resource Centers  U.S. Department of Education
Prevention Strategies  The Ford Family Foundation – Foundations of Facilitation
Facilitating Challenges in Groups  The Ford Family Foundation – Foundations of Facilitation
Teaching Parents New Skills to Support Their Young Children’s Development  Infants & Young Children
Challenging Parenting Situations  Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
Great First Sessions: Ideas for Increasing Participant Retention in Parent Education Programs  Cornell University

Fidelity & Evaluation

What Works Wisconsin – Research to Practice Series  University of Wisconsin
How to Rate Fidelity to Best Practices in Parenting Education
Fidelity Checklist for Facilitators  RMC Research
Fidelity Checklist for Facilitators Guide  RMC Research
Program evaluation – how to do it?  Oregon State University Ecampus
National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention’s Evaluation Toolkit  FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention
Protective Factors Survey  FRIENDS National Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention
Parenting Skills Ladder  Oregon State University