This course is designed to increase knowledge of child growth and development and child-rearing principles and techniques. The focus is on parents' roles as facilitators for their children in areas such as achieving a purposeful life, becoming self-reliant and developing communication skills. It includes understanding and meeting the needs of single parents and their children.
- Can apply these theories to child growth situations.
- Can assess the ideas of parenting in today's environment.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the historical perspective as it relates to child rearing.
- Knows theories and techniques of child-rearing principles.