The Home Visit Observations of Parent-Child Interactions Questionnaire/Checklist is a valuable toolkit designed to support social workers and practitioners in observing and influencing parent-child interactions during home visits. The toolkit, titled Parent-Child Interactions: A Home Visitor’s Guide, provides practical tips and tools to optimise the observation process and enhance the quality of parent-child interactions.
The toolkit includes several useful tools:
- Home Visitation Observations of Parent-Child Interactions Template: This template serves as a structured framework for recording observations during home visits. It enables practitioners to document their observations systematically, ensuring a comprehensive and consistent approach.
- Home Visitation Parent-Child Interaction Observation Checklist: This checklist provides a set of key indicators and behaviors to look for during parent-child interactions. It helps practitioners assess the quality of interactions, identify areas of strength, and recognise areas that may require further support or intervention.
- Home Visitation Parent: Questions for Exploring Parent-Child Interactions: This tool offers a list of thought-provoking questions that practitioners can use to engage parents in reflective discussions about their interactions with their child. These questions encourage self-reflection and promote insight into the parent-child dynamic.
FREE DOWNLOAD OF HOME VISIT OBSERVATIONS OF PARENT-CHILD INTERACTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE/CHECKLIST (PDF):