SPCL 7812T Working with Families in Schools

45 hours; 3 credits

Discussion of changing nature of families, family systems dynamics and development, and culturally and economically diverse families in urban school context. Working in schools with families, parents, and guardians in the educational and emotional lives of children through family assessments, brief short-term family counseling, parenting workshops, and educational workshops. Consideration of issues and dynamics for the family and child with special needs. Experiential component.


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