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The Parent Services Project (PSP), a nationally recognized child care training program, is based on the belief that caring for children requires caring for families, and that family support strengthens both parents and the community. This paper outlines the history of PSP and summarizes its main teaching points and training methodology.

About This Series
The Families Matter series discusses families in the context of child care, family support, and diversity.  It describes why family support is essential as well as areas of practice through which providers can develop the knowledge and skills to partner with families.  It also discusses ways of working with children and families from diverse backgrounds, and focuses on the importance of provider training to raise program quality.

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