EDUC 234   Families in Society* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: PSYC 215.

This course is a study of effective relationships between families and the larger society. The course is designed for teachers and families who desire to provide an environment that reflects sensitivity to the unique needs of the individual child/adolescent and their families. Topics covered during the course are family dynamics, child and adolescent development, supporting positive relationships and behaviors, and effective communication and guidance strategies, as well as building and advocating for effective, collaborative relationships between teachers, families and communities.