Step 3: Evidence

Step 3 is organized into the following four sections to enable you to consider key sources of knowledge about partnership-oriented practices.

A. Definition – Partnership-oriented practices are defined and further explained with examples and activities.

B. Research – Best available research on partnership-oriented practices are summarized.

C. Policies and DEC Recommended Practices – Federal legislation and professional guidelines related to partnership-oriented practices are presented.

D. Experience-based knowledge – Practitioners and family leaders share their insights and suggestions on the importance of partnership-oriented practices.