Home Visitor Facilitation of Parent Child Interaction

  • Rarely helps parent respond to child's cue for interaction 1

  • Ignores parent-child interactions 1

  • Interacts with either parent or child but not both. 1

  • Intrudes on ongoing parent-child interactions. 1

  • Tries to facilitate interactions even if not always effectively. 3

  • Tells parent to interact with child. 3

  • Tells child- other to interact with child. 3

  • Facilities some parent -child interactins. 5

  • Observes parent-child interactions and gives feedback. 5

  • Comments on child's cues for interactions. 5

  • Prompts parent to engage in interaction with child. 5

  • Brings materials or activities to the home to promote parent -child interactions. 5

  • Consistently facilities parent-child interactions. 7

  • Facilitates parent-child interactions that are rich and easy. 7

  • Provides appropriate suggestions and encouragement for parent - child interaction. 7

  • Uses materials already in the home to promote parent-child interaction 7

  • Overall rating: Inadequate 1, Adequate 3, Good 5, Excellent 7

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Home Visitor Responsiveness to Family

  • Instructs family rather than sharing activities with family 1

  • Does not plan well for the visit forgets necessary materials 1

  • Works primarily with child showing parent what to do. 1

  • Responds to parent's input. 3

  • Suggests activities to parent to support child Development. 3

  • Shares activities with parent and child. 3

  • Is prepared for activities of the home visit. 3

  • Models appropriately 3

  • Provides information on child development 3

  • Gets more information by asking questions. 5

  • Gets more information by observing parent and child. 5

  • Asks parents about goals. 5

  • Asks parents about activities for visit. 5

  • Comments on child's developmental level. 5

  • Gives developmental information relevant to this child. 5

  • Comments on family's strengths or positive interactions. 7

  • Follows parent and child's lead in activities. 7

  • Helps parents plan activities for visits. 7

  • Help parents plan how to meet goals. 7

  • Gives developmental information relevant to activities. 7

  • Overall rating: Inadequate 1 , Adequate 3, Good 5, Excellent 7

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Home Visitor Relationship with Family

  • Does not appear to enjoy being in the home. 1

  • Engages in little (or forced) conversations with family members. 1

  • Is critical, condescending or tense. 1

  • Seems distracted detached or bored. 1

  • Ignores family members other than parents and child. 1

  • Is engaged in the home visit. 3

  • Interacts sociably with child. 3

  • Interacts sociably with parent. 3

  • Interacts with other family members. 3

  • Is warm and respectful of the parents. 5

  • Is relaxed in interacting with with both parent and child. 5

  • Is accepting of the family system. 5

  • Interacts with everyone present. 5

  • Attempts to involve everyone in the room in the activities. 7

  • Obviously enjoys being in the home. 7

  • Is sensitive to various situation that arise. 7

  • Show interest in what is happening with the family. 7

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Home Visitor Nonintrusiveness

  • Is intrusive or directive. 1

  • Overwhelms parent or child. 1

  • Takes over activities. 1

  • Plays or teaches child him or herself. 1

  • Makes suggestions and directions but not excessively. 3

  • Hands materials to child instead of parent. 3

  • Reinforce child before parent does. 3

  • Persists with activity too hard for parent and/or child. 3

  • Persists with activity not interesting to parents or child. 3

  • Usually facilitates but some faltering. 5

  • Occasionally hands toys or materials to child instead of parent. 5

  • Occasionally reinforces the child before the parent does even though parent shows ability to do it. 5

  • Usually hands materials for child to parent instead of to child. 5

  • Consistently sits back when parent -child interaction is ongoing. 7

  • Is consistently responsive to parent and child cues. 7

  • Is consistently responsive to parent ideas and interests. 7

  • Consistently hands toy and others materials for child to parent instead of to child. 7

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Parent-Child Interaction During Home Visit

  • Interaction is minimal, negative, or nonresponsive. 1

  • Interaction not maintained due to child's noncompliance or temper trantrum. 1

  • Interactions occurs infrequently. 1

  • Interaction starts unengaged, but they get involved in activities on and off. 3

  • Interaction starts engaged but then one of them become unengaged. 3

  • Interaction is sometimes Positive, but less than half the time. 3

  • Engage in eye contact fairly frequently 5

  • Interact with some warmth 5

  • Are in close physical contact during activities 5

  • Parent occasionally allows child to take lead in activities 5

  • Consistently are responsive to each other during the home visit. 7

  • Obviously enjoy each other's time they spend together 7

  • Interact with a great deal of warmth. 7

  • Parent consistently allows child to take lad in activities. 7

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Parent-Engagement During Home Visiit

  • Does not indicate interest in material or activities 1

  • Does not initiate activities or conversations with child or home visitor 1

  • Positions self away home visitor and child 1

  • Is distracted, disinterested physically distant or involved in another activity 1

  • Is available for interaction with home visitor and child 3

  • Occasionally participates in activities 3

  • Is in proximity to home visitor and child during most of the visit 3

  • Shows some interest in materials or activities 3

  • Answers questions but does not elaborate 3

  • Appears interested in activities of home visits 5

  • Initiates discussions on child's development or family. 7

  • Engages in play and learning activities with child during visits. 7

  • Asks questions or provides information related to discussion. 7

  • Stays in proximity to child and home visitor throughout visit. 7

  • Shows enjoyment of activities. 7

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Child-Engagement During Home Visit

  • Does not participate home visit activities. 1

  • Does not interact with parent and or home visitor. 1

  • Cries when coaxed to participate in activities in the home visit. 1

  • Is sometimes engaged in home visit activities. 3

  • Appears only somewhat interested in the home visit activities. 3

  • Sometimes interacts with the parent and /or home visitor through body language gaze, gestures or vocalizations. 3

  • Is frequently engaged in home visit activities. 5

  • Frequently shows interest in the home visit activities. 5

  • Frequently interacts with the parent and/or home visitor through body language, gaze, or vocalizations. 5

  • Consistently and enthusiastically interacts wit;h the parent and/or home visitor. 7

  • Consistently and enthusiastically participates in home visits activities. 7

  • Tries to initiate activities or interactions during home visit. 7

  • Consistently shows enjoyment that the home visitor is in the home. 7

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