State Activities and Materials: Family Outcomes
The materials below have been created by states to meet their specific needs in measuring family outcomes. These materials are available for states to use as examples and to assist in their efforts related to fmaily outcomes measurement. Additional resources will be provided as they become available.
Information on the ECO Family Outcomes Survey and additional resources on family outcomes can be found under ECO Resources: Family Outcomes. State-developed materials designed specifically for parents (e.g. letters to parents, brochures about outcomes, etc) can be found on the Informing Parents page.
- Accountability and Monitoring for Family Survey Data Analysis. This site provides three versions of an online presentation demonstrating how to analyze family data using MS Excel Pivot tables. The e-learning modules were designed to help local Early Intervention programs learn at their own pace and analyze their own Birth to Three Family Survey data.
- Links to a variety of resources, including a family-centered practices module and Early ACCESS family survey letter to parents: http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=633&Itemid=1270
- The Impact of Early Intervention on Families (29 minutes)
- Minnesota has developed a number of translations of the Family Outcomes Survey for Part C. They can be found on the ECO Family Outcomes Survey Versions page. Special thanks to Lisa Backer and Minnesota Part C for providing these translated versions.
- North Carolina Family Outcomes Survey Parent-Calling Pilot Project. This presentation provides an overview of a pilot project aimed at improving response rates for the Family Outcomes Survey. The slides were originally presented as part of the Family Outcomes Community of Practice call in November 2009.
- Team for Early Childhood Solutions. Provides resources for improving family outcomes in the three outcome areas: families knowing their rights, communicating children's needs, and helping children develop and learn. Resources are also provided on delivering family-centered services.