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9: Creating Positive Goal-Oriented Relationships with Strengths-Based Attitudes and Relationship-Based Practices

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  • Learning Objectives

    • Define positive goal-oriented relationships.
    • Identify important considerations for developing positive goal-oriented relationships.
    • Explain what having strengths-based attitudes might look like.
    • Reflect on how to apply relationships-based practices.

    From the beginning of life, families nurture their children to be healthy and to develop the capacities they will need to be ready for school and successful in life. Program staff share these goals and collaborate with families as they work toward these goals. Equity, inclusiveness, cultural and linguistic responsiveness, and positive goal-oriented relationships have been identified as important drivers for these outcomes.