Before we can consider any other steps to building positive parental partnerships, we must look at how to ensure parents and professionals can understand one another.
Becoming key worker to a child catapults you into being a surprisingly intimate part of the family team. Close involvement in family life can be the bedrock of positive parental partnerships. It can also be undermined by careless assumptions.
For most parents, their interactions with you and your setting are limited. It can easily seem like there's some invisible boundary between the two of you.
In this article, we will be looking at how a team's commitment to gathering honest parent feedback can support everyone's positive relationships with parents.