You work in a school-age program. In the past few weeks, your program has gained six new families. Your supervisor has asked you and the other school-age staff members to think of a few methods of helping these families feel welcome in the program, meet other families and learn about the program. Your first brainstorming meeting with other school-age staff members is coming up. Use the questions below to think about ways of completing the tasks.
- What are some general ways to make families feel welcome?
- How could your program create opportunities for families to meet other families?
- What are some methods of sharing information about your program with new families?