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Family Systems, Support, and Engagement

Students will reflect on how modern families are shaped by changes in society and family structures and how such changes impact parenting. Furthermore such societal shifts impact the relationship between early childhood practitioners and families requiring strong partnership, effective communication and on-going ways to involve families in the education process. Throughout this course practitioners working with children and families will increase skills and knowledge to assist families in supporting their childrens social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. A strengths-based approach to empowering families will be maintained throughout the course. Students will investigate many factors that influence the healthy development of families and their impact on the parent/child relationship.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 3716 W 04:00 PM - 06:45 PM Hoke-Chandler,Roxanne W01-0064 More Info

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 3256 W 07:00 PM - 09:45 PM Hoke-Chandler,Roxanne M01-0614 More Info
02 4355 W 04:00 PM - 06:45 PM Fettig,Angel W01-0054 More Info