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Spring 2014
Sep 22, 2017
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ED 703 - Family Professional Partnerships: Theories and Practices

Course Description:This course addresses the processes and considerations for creating effective family-professional partnerships to maximize child learning and development, prenatal to 8 years. This course focuses on the centrality of the family, the commonalities and diversity in family systems and parenting processes, including culture, language, and individual characteristics, and how these factors influence family-professional partnership development and support provision. This course examines approaches to addressing individual family priorities for their child and their family as they strive to meet their parenting goals. Specific approaches include community mapping, identifying formal and informal supports for individual families, and planning and implementing resource-based supports. This course investigates and identifies processes toward achieving family outcomes, including understanding their child’s learning characteristics; supporting their child to learn and develop; having family and community supports; accessing desired community supports; and advocating for their children and family. 60 hours of fieldwork is required.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

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Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Erly Chldhd Dvlp Lrng & Intrnt
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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