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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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CDEC 1303 - Families, School and Community

3 credit hours. 3 lecture hours. 1 lab hours.
Study of the child, family, community, and schools. Includes parent education and involvement, family and community lifestyles, child abuse, and current family life issues. Course content is aligned with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities standards. Requires students to participate in a minimum of 16 hours field experience with children from infancy through age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations.

Additional Fees: Lab fee $24

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Analyze parenting styles and techniques. Identify interrelated issues between families, and communities. Examine characteristics of diverse cultures and lifestyles. Practice ways to communicate and interact with parents and families. Identify signs of abuse and neglect. Choose strategies and resources for supporting children and families in abusive and neglectful situations.

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