The Preschool Field Officer (PSFO) Program provides support to government funded kindergarten program staff to support the access and participation of children with additional needs in inclusive kindergarten programs.
The Department of Education funds community service organisations and local councils to provide PSFO services across the state. All Victorian state funded kindergarten programs are eligible to receive PSFO services; click here to find out more about the program.
If your organisation has received funding for professional training for Preschool Field Officers, contact us about developing a Professional Development program for your PSFOs.
Topics suggested by the Department of Education include:
- Strengths based training
- Coaching skills/capacity building skills
- Inclusive practice
- Disability specific training
- Family partnerships and understanding complex families
- implementing Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework