Promoting Family Engagement and Involvement

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Date Developed: 01/31/2014. Source: JSI Health. Presenter(s): Diana Denboba, LaQuanta Smalley. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 8 minutes.


Diana Denboba, Branch Chief of the Integrated Services Branch in the DSCSHN, introduces family-professional partnerships and the importance of this alliance in helping states and organizations to implement quality family-centered care that is culturally and linguistically competent. Also in this brief video, LaQuanta Smalley, Public Health Analyst, describes Family-to-Family Health Information Centers and their importance in helping families to be informed shared decision-makers.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.