18.  Knowledge of Child and Family Needs

Do you know how to meet your child’s and family’s needs?  Are there areas that you feel you would like to know more about to help meet your child’s/ family’s need(s)?  Have professionals told you things about your child/family that were confusing to you or you didn’t understand?

0 –   No action needed.  I know what my child’s/family’s good points are, and I know how to meet the need(s).

1 –   Let’s watch/wait.  I know a lot about my child/family, but I think that I could use some more information.

2 –   Help is needed.  I definitely need some more information in order to better care for my child/family.

3 –   Help is needed now/immediately.  I need help understanding what my child/family needs and how to go about meeting those needs.