Parents As Partners in Early Childhood
- 3 Credits
We all know how important it is to get parents on board when it comes to their children. Explore the issues of educating parents through the study of specific developmental assets that integrate factors such as family dynamics, support from community adults, values development and social skills. Parenting is a process and has a variety of rights, responsibilities and roles that change across the lifespan. Needs of parents, the resources available and the helpful interactions between parent and educator are discussed. Variations in parenting practices based on heritage, culture and ethnicity are also reviewed. PowerPoint software is required.