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Early Interventionist Pyramid Practices Fidelity Instrument (EIPPFI)

The Early Intervention Pyramid Practice Fidelity Instrument (EIPPFI) is used to assess the implementation of Pyramid Model practices by early interventionists in the coaching of family caregivers. EIPPFI practices are aligned with the Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices and the Principles of Early Intervention. EIPPFI organizes practices within six practice categories: 1) Building Partnerships with Families; 2) Social Emotional Development; 3) Family-centered Coaching; 4) Dyadic Relationships; 5) Children with Challenging Behavior; and 6) Social Emotional Assessment.

The EIPPFI Package

The EIPPFI package includes the following:

Early Interventionist Pyramid Practices Fidelity Instrument (EIPPFI) Field Test Edition 1.0

Tool to is used to measure the fidelity of implementation of Pyramid Model practices by early intervention practitioners during family coaching sessions. The tool is used to identify coaching goals, provide feedback, and show growth in practice implementation.

EIPPFI Spreadsheet

The EIPPFI spreadsheet is used to enter responses from the EIPPFI observation tool. This spreadsheet provides analyses on what practices practitioners are demonstrating the use of and which practices they may need more support to increase use.

EIPPFI Look-Think-Act

The Leadership Team can use this document to guide the three steps of data review and decision-making (Look-Think-Act). The guide provides the information on the data to review, the questions to consider, and potential actions.

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