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Course Description

This course is designed to provide candidates with the skills required to work effectively with the families of children and youth with disabilities and with the network of service providers and community agencies with which these families interact. Focus will be on understanding family coping processes, development of communication and problem solving skills, active listening, utilization of parent interview techniques in family assessment and methods for assessing educational and developmental service delivery systems. There will be a very strong emphasis on the development of cultural competence as candidates learn to understand family systems and family life stages, transition challenges, the importance of collaborative parent-professional relationships, parent advocacy, and development of cooperative intervention programs. Focus will also be on characteristics of adult learners and how to facilitate effective parent education.
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Eligible candidates must have an approved application on file in order to enroll in this course
Section Title
Family Systems and Parent Education
Type
Online
Days
T
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 08, 2022 to Apr 12, 2022
Type
Online
Days
T
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 26, 2022 to May 03, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
2 units
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
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