The purpose of this study was to examine the accomplishment of parents’ goals in relation to the self-evaluated competencies of family service workers’ and the parents’ involvement in the Head Start program. This quantitative study sought to explore factors that influences parents’ success in completing a goal. The population consisted of a Head Start program in a rural county. The factors consist of job competencies, contact types, reasons for contact and parent involvement activities. Results from the study showed a significant relationship between parents, completion of goal and competency (actions), face to face and email contact types. Goal discussion and family notifications were also significant. There was not a significant relationship between parent involvement and parents’ goal completed.
|Advisor:||Finch, Avery, Gaddy, Angeline|
|School:||Trevecca Nazarene University|
|School Location:||United States -- Tennessee|
|Source:||DAI-A 82/7(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Social work, Early childhood education|
|Keywords:||Family service workers, Head Start, Parent goals|
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