The Primary Service Provider Approach, Second Edition
The Early Intervention Teaming Handbook
Early Childhood

From the early childhood experts who pioneered the primary service provider (PSP) approach to teaming comes the second edition of the how‐to guide that clearly lays out the logistics and benefits of making one team member the consistent point of contact with the family. Now updated and aligned with the second edition of The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, this practical guide is your blueprint for better care, services, and outcomes for young children and families.

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Looking for the most effective way to ensure coordinated, family‐centered services for young children and families? Get the second edition of this complete guide to the primary service provider (PSP) approach to teaming, the widely used, evidence‐based model that makes one team member the consistent point of contact with a family. Now updated and aligned with the second edition of Rush and Shelden's The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, this practical guide is your blueprint for better, more responsive care and services—and better outcomes for young children and families.


DISCOVER HOW TO:
  • Fully introduce families to the procedures and practices of the PSP approach
  • Select the most appropriate primary service provider for each family
  • Gather information, conduct evaluation and assessment, and write functional IFSP outcomes
  • Adopt a flexible, activity‐based approach to scheduling that promotes child learning and development
  • Establish a cohesive team that collaborates effectively
  • Coordinate joint visits with other service providers
  • Conduct successful, efficient team meetings to share expertise and resources


PRACTICAL FEATURES:Realistic case studies and transcripts from team communications give you vivid demonstrations of best practices, and more than 20 reproducible forms, tools, and checklists guide your team every step of the way as you implement the PSP approach.

WHAT'S NEW:
Alignment with DEC Recommended Practices ‐ Alignment with the second edition of The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook ‐ New Scenario Index and new Tool Index for easier navigation ‐ Updated section of Frequently Asked Questions ‐ Updated references

About the Downloads

About the Authors

Preface

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1 Introduction to a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming
Appendix 1A: Role Expectation Checklists
Appendix 1B: Role Expectation Checklists—Administrator's Guide

Chapter 2 Research Foundations of a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming
Appendix 2A: A Pilot Study of the Use og Geographically Based Early Intervention Teams Using a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming
Appendix 2B: A Pilot Study of the Characteristics of Effective Team Meetings When Using a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming
Appendix 2C: Checklists for Implementing a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming

Chapter 3 Preparing for a Team‐Based Approach

Chapter 4 Steps in Early Intervention: Gathering Information, Evaluation, Assessment, and IFSP Development
Appendix 4A: PSP Teaming Process ‐ Initial Referral to IFSP Process
Appendix 4B: Checklists for Developing Participation‐Based Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) Outcome Statements

Chapter 5 Using a Primary Service Provider: Putting the Approach into Action
Appendix 5A: Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming Fact Sheet
Appendix 5B: Sample Early Intervention Program Brochure
Appendix 5C: Early Childhood Intervention Physician's Progress Report
Appendix 5D: Completed Early Childhood Intervention Physician's Progress Report
Appendix 5E: Worksheet for Selecting the Most Likely Primary Service Provider
Appendix 5F: Mitchell Family Case Study
Appendix 5G: Sample Workload Activity List for Tina, an Occupational Therapist
Appendix 5H: Tina's Schedule for the Current Month

Chapter 6 Coordinating Joint Visits
Appendix 6A: Joint Visit Planning Tool

Chapter 7 Conducting Team Meetings
Appendix 7A: Guidelines for the Role of the Facilitator in the Team Meeting
Appendix 7B: Guidelines for Presenting Information in the Team Meeting
Appendix 7C: Guidelines for How to Provide Coaching in the Team Meeting
Appendix 7D: Checklist for Selecting a Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming Meeting Facilitator
Appendix 7E: At‐a‐Glance Primary Service Provider Team Meeting Facilitation
Appendix 7F: Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming Worksheet for Selecting the Most Likely Primary Service Provider
Appendix 7G: Guidelines for Agenda Building for the Team Meeting
Appendix 7H: Team Meeting Agenda
Appendix 7I: Individual Family Staffing Report

Chapter 8 The Future of the Primary Service Provider Approach to Teaming in Early Childhood Intervention

References

Index

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