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Course Description

THIS COURSE HAS PRIORITY ENROLLMENT STATUS-SEE NOTES BELOW

The course is intended for students who will work with families of children with special needs within language diverse communities and may be English language learners.  Candidates will learn about cultural values, including inter- and intra- group differences, health and healing values, attitudes toward individuals with disabilities, child rearing practices through the exploration of underlying concepts such as acculturation and assimilation, intervention strategies/support services, language issues gender identity/expression and sexual orientation.  The course will investigate family support principles as a key strategy in working with language diverse families. The course is designed to facilitate the candidate’s development of critical analytical skills in the evaluation and interpretation of cross-cultural issues in theory and practice. There will be a very strong emphasis on the development of culturally responsive practices 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.

Notes

This summer course is eligible for priority enrollment for students with priority status only.

  • Priority enrollment will open on April 19th.
    • Students with priority status
  • General enrollment will open on April 26th.
    • All eligible enrolled students
  • Deadline to enroll in courses is May 2nd.
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Eligible candidates must have an approved application on file in order to enroll in this course
Section Title
Summer Session-Working with Language Diverse Communities
Type
Discussion
Days
M, W
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jul 12, 2021 to Jul 28, 2021
Type
Discussion
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.5
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
2 units
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 05, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 05, 2021
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