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CHFD331 - Parenting

Course Details

Course Code: CHFD331 Course ID: 3601 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines factors influencing child rearing practices in families with an emphasis on developing practical skills for working with parents and children. Topics of study include family systems, communication dynamics, blended and culturally diverse families, conflict management, custody concerns, factors supporting healthy child development and resilience, challenges to positive parenting and models for effectively working with parents and youth





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Students completing this course will:

1. Distinguish how life events influence parenting skills

2. Evaluate the role culture plays in parenting

3. Evaluate the role society plays in parenting

4. Compare and contrast theories of childhood growth and development as they apply to parenting

5. Categorize parenting challenges and effective parenting techniques for each stage of child development

Students will find instructions and rubrics for all assignments within each individual assignment.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.00 %
Week 2 Forum 5.00 %
Week 3 Forum 5.00 %
Week 4 Forum 5.00 %
Week 5 Forum 5.00 %
Week 6 Forum 5.00 %
Week 7 Forum 5.00 %
Week 8 Forum 5.00 %
Journal Summary 10.00 %
Week 8 Journal Summary 10.00 %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 2 Assignment 16.67 %
Week 4 Assignment 16.67 %
Week 6 Assignment 16.67 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Week 1 Forum 0.00 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:
Publication Info:
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.