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Course Description

This course is intended for candidates who will work with service providers and or become case managers in supporting families of children with special needs within language diverse communities and may be English language learners. Candidates will learn about cultural values, including cultural shock, 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 and language issues. The course will investigate family support principles as a key strategy in working with language diverse families. The course is designed to facilitate the student’s development of critical analytical skills in the evaluation and interpretation of cross-cultural issues in theory and practice. Topics on building equity to empower all learners will be embedded during class.

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Eligible candidates must have an approved application on file in order to enroll in this course
Section Title
Working with Language Diverse Communities
Type
Online
Days
M, W
Time
4:45PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jul 11, 2022 to Jul 27, 2022
Type
Online
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Jul 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.5
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Available for Credit
2 units
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 10, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jul 10, 2022
Instructors
  • Sandya Lopez
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