KCELC | Family Engagement Principles
Family engagement principles
Create opportunities for family leadership, resilience, community building and healthy social networks.
Advocate with families for services and systems that are equitable, responsive, and accountable to the families served.
Include families in setting direction, creating strategies, and making decisions.
Respect and build upon the presence of individual and family strengths and capacities.
Value families’ cultural, racial and linguistic identities.
Support the growth and development of all family members: adults, youth and children.
Partner with families in relationships based on equality and respect.