Webinar Recording and Materials
Using Family Coaching to Bring the Pyramid Model into Homes
This webinar provides an overview of the major components, tools, and practices for implementing the Pyramid Model with families with infants and toddlers in homes. The presenters use a question and answer format to describe how West Virginia implemented the Pyramid Model across multiple home visiting programs, including within the Part C system.
About the Panel
Erin Barton, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver. She teaches courses in Early Childhood Special Education on evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for young children with special needs and their families. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has worked with children and families in homes, schools, and clinics. Dr. Barton specializes in the education of young children with developmental disabilities in inclusive and naturalistic settings. Her research interestsinclude early intervention practices for young children with or at–risk for developmental disabilities and professional development of early childhood practitioners. She regularly provides professional development to programs, school, districts, and states on evidence-based, early intervention practices for young children with special needs and their families.
Regina K. Woodcock (Mel), MA, is the Policy Specialist/CSPD Coordinator for West Virginia’s Part C early intervention system, WV Birth to Three. In her role, Mel coordinates the design and implementation of professional development opportunities that are consistent with WV Birth to Three policy and promote evidenced based practices. Mel serves as the co –facilitator for West Virginia’s partnership with the Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Interventions for Young Children (TACSEI) and the Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL). Mel has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education and has worked as a Developmental Specialist, Preschool Special Needs Teacher, Head Start Mental Health Consultant and as an administrator for a regional early intervention program. Over the last 30 years Mel has provided training at the regional, state and national level on evidenced-based early intervention practices including family- centered services, developmental assessment, CAPTA, integration of the COSF into IFSP process and transition.
Resources and Supporting Materials
- TACSEI Family Coaching Checklist
- Implementing the Pyramid Model in Home Visiting: Benchmarks of Quality
- Strategies for Promoting Nurturing,Responsive Relationships with Infants
- Activity-Based Intervention Planning
- Checklist for Writing Effective Goals or Outcomes