Family-School Partnerships Evidence-Based Foundations and an Exemplar for Practice

Susan Sheridan, Ph.D.Director, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Amanda Witte, Ph.D.Project Manager, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Families & Schools

Description

CYFS director Susan Sheridan and Amanda Witte, CYFS project manager, lead a free webinar titled "Family-School Partnerships: Evidence-Based Foundations and an Exemplar for Practice" on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

The webinar provides a research-based presentation on family-school partnerships, with emphasis on their empirical support, integration into school-based services, and structural and relational elements.Sheridan and Witte share additional information on Teachers and Parents as Partners (TAPP), a partnership intervention with extensive empirical support. They also share information on the availability of specialized training and certification.

The webinar is hosted by Division 16 of the American Psychological Association, and continuing education credits are available. 

For more information, visit the Division 16 website.

For more information about TAPP, visit tapp.unl.edu.