CDA 103B - Understanding Families and Communities
Description: This course provides an overview within the field of family life education. Emphasis is on developing flexible, culturally sensitive, and effective communication skills to insure each child’s culture, language, ethnicity, and family structure is recognized and valued. It examines barriers which limit father’s involvement and identifies strategies to enhance father involvement with their children. Students will learn techniques such as assertiveness training and problem-solving to use when holding parent conferences, community meetings and making home visits to strengthen and to involve parents and the community in the early childhood program.
Lecture Hours: 1
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