Parents as Teachers Group Connection at Spring Valley Village Park
Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Collab Kids sang songs, read books, and learned about outer space on our Collab-Lab!
With PAT, families are guided by an experienced specialist using the Parents as Teachers Evidence-Based Home Visiting Model. This is a school-readiness approach designed for parent education, family support, and well-being, and is based on the vision that “all children will learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential.” The support tools include family goal setting, identifying resources focused on specific family needs, and building positive interactions for the child. The program also offers other resources such as free developmental screenings, mentorship, and opportunities to connect with other families through group interactive learning sessions that help kids be ready for school.
Here’s a Group Connection from earlier this year as these Collab-Kids got to go on a scavenger hunt at Depelchin Children’s Center.