Employees from the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. Head Start Program took part in a three session Family Service Credential Training on December 17-19, February 18-20, and May 6-8, 2014. Those completing the training from Tri-Valley included Elizabeth Zamora, Leticia Bravo, Melanie Wolff, Nancy Ramon, Marie San Miguel, Trish Schilling, Edna Tudon, Laura Elfert, Julie Christianson, Dona Theis-Nepstad.
The Family Service Credential is a comprehensive, competency based training experience, designed to support direct service staff in their work with children and families. The content is structured using four modules and is designed to support staff in the refinement of skills and strategies to incorporate the core values of being family centered, relationship focused, strengths based, ecological and reflective.
The Family Service Credential Training is sponsored by the Minnesota Head Start Association, Inc. and Minnesota T/TA Early Childhood Education Specialists, STG International.