Family Engagement and Retention: How to Engage and Retain Families in Your Program - VFHY

Workshop Description:

Engaging families and keeping them enrolled is critical to the success of your program. Learn how to enroll families through building trust, engaging in their culture, and forming respectful relationships with them in order to retain them. This training will demonstrate how to build trust, engage in the families’ culture while being respectful and maintaining proper boundaries. Small group activities will be done. A discussion of the parallel process (treat one as you want to be treated) and various other research-based techniques will be taught. A discussion of how to keep families retained and a plan for retention will be done at the end of the training.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to successfully engage families and children in your program
  • Learn techniques for successful engagement
  • Learn how to retain families and children in your program
  • Create a family and child retention plan for your unique program needs

Please note: This is a two-part workshop. You must complete both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.

For more information about this training and the instructor, please download our monthly training schedule.

If you have questions about this or any upcoming training, please contact Charlie McLaughlin at 804.786.2279 or

Limited to 20 registrations