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Theory and Practice of Family Support
This course provides a conceptual framework for examining the principles and practice approaches of family resource and support programs. A variety of perspectives are used to explore the needs of families and caregivers in the context of the community, public and non-profit programs and government policy. Students have the opportunity to apply theory to practice in a community setting. Theories of social support and empowerment are examined as fundamental components of family support. Students explore ways to integrate early childhood education theory and family support into community-based programs.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1