Strategies to Retain and Encourage Participation (1)

Partnership values issues of flexibility.

The program utilizes a strength-based model. (Staff training must occur in a strength-based model.)

The program must assist in removing barriers for participation:

Collaborators and staff have information about participants' literacy needs in order to design individual learning programs. Shared planning and progress reviews occur on a regular basis.

The program must grow as adults and children grow. The family is the center of the program: change must occur to meet new needs. In order for this to happen, there should be:

The program assures availability of qualified staff:

The program provides for crisis intervention:

The program plans for transitions into and out of the program as well as within the program:

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