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CFS 422. Family Studies: Parent Involvement

Credits: 3
Department: Child & Family Studies
Description: Diverse families and their development including families with children with disabilities. Current issues impacting families. Communication strategies and parent partnerships. Needs of families and resources. Strategies for family involvement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze families and communities as dynamic, complex social systems from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
2. Examine the impact of social and historical context on family life and dynamics.
3. Compare models and strategies for involving parents and design programs to match community needs.
4. Review family needs and be able to identify community resources for meeting these needs.
5. Examine parenthood and family life as developmental processes.
6. Review family diversity and identify issues related to family structure , social class and culture.






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