Tutoring services may be provided by workers with a Bachelor’s degree or at least 60 hours of postsecondary credit hours in education, social work, psychology, or a related field
Providers working directly with children have the competencies and support needed to:
- Engage, empower and communicate effectively, respectfully and empathetically with children and families from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives.
- Develop plans to meet the child’s literacy and tutoring needs.
- Recognize and identify the presence of cognitive impairments
- Collaborate with workers in other disciplines and access community resources
- Advocate for the child during Child and Family Team Meetings Individualized Case
Plan (IEP) conferences
Providers working directly with children should be knowledgeable about:
- Child development
- Behavior management
- Learning disabilities
- Possible effects of child abuse and neglect on cognitive functioning
- The Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and its use in education
- Educational resources within the community