Module #9

Supporting and Engaging Families Effectively

This module focuses on equipping you to connect and engage with family members families of minors in meaningful ways.  You will learn specific strategies for investing families, as well as promising practices for maintaining long-term engagement and support.  

1. WIOA places increased emphasis on youth as a priority and connection of families to the career development process.
True | False
2. When youth and their families are viewed as partners, engagement increases.
True | False
3. Respecting family diversity and values is an important principle to being family-centered.
True | False
4. Family members can often be exceptional sources of information of what has worked well in the past and therefore may be a potential intervention for the future.
True | False
5. Elevating the family voice in the vocational rehabilitation process is important.
True | False
6. Identifying the strengths that each family member brings to the vocational rehabilitation process is not essential.
True | False
7. Immigration status and cultural diversity are not important to the vocational rehabilitation process for youth.
True | False
8. Youth turning age 18 no longer have to have their parent and/or guardian involved in decision-making processes.
True | False