Partnerships for Positive Outcomes

Partnerships for Positive Outcomes

Illinois Action for Children is a leading expert on engaging families and support organizations, schools, and community collaborations to also deepen their own family and community engagement practices.

We support your staff and teachers to learn these skills through our Partnerships for Positive Outcomes (PPO) program. We provide training and consultation supports in deepening the practice of engaging families and communities as well as providing consultation services and trainings in topics related to early childhood mental health:  

Family and Community Engagement Training and Supports

  • Engaging families authentically
  • Strategies for reducing chronic absenteeism
  • Building community partnerships and a system of referrals for families

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation and Training Supports

  • Individual child observations
  • Trauma and its impact on children
  • Reflective practice coaching for teachers
  • Understanding brain science and early learning

PPO includes a flexible, customizable menu of consultation and training services that can be designed to meet your needs. Contact us to learn more about the trainings and consultation services that we provide that can be adapted to your goals and need. We offer:

  • A comprehensive assessment and planning to identify supports for your school
  • Consulting and Technical Assistance supports
  • Training and Professional Development Opportunities

Illinois Action for Children’s Partnerships for Positive Outcomes (PPO) is a suite of consultation and professional development supports for staff of your organization or school with a focus on early childhood mental health and family and community engagement.

As a school administrator or educator, you’ve likely said or heard teachers say:

  • I could use more support for working with children’s challenging behaviors.
  • This child has been exposed to trauma and I’m not sure how to help her.
  • I would really like to build stronger relationships with the parents and families of my students.
  • I wish it was easier to connect families to agencies and resources in the community.
  • What are the best ways to incorporate brain science research into my classroom?

We're Ready to Help!

Contact the Partnerships for Positive Outcomes team, today!