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Peer Support as a Strategy for Enhancing Home-based Child Care Providers’ Well-being and Equitable Engagement

This brief developed by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance discusses the role that peer support can play in enhancing the well-being and professional development of home-based child care providers, examines the ways staffed family child care networks and family child care provider-led associations use peer support, and provides practical tools for planning a peer support initiative. This brief also suggests promising peer support strategies that state agencies may consider for supporting home-based child care providers.

Published 2023

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