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Family and Community Relationships
FAM/COMMUNITY
CLASS CODE: SOC 430 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Perspective on providing family-focused early intervention, with emphasis on communicating with families, empowering parents, developing family and professional partnerships, interagency collaboration, and accessing and linking families and community resources.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Perspective on providing family-focused early intervention, with emphasis on communicating with families, empowering parents, developing family and professional partnerships, interagency collaboration, and accessing and linking families and community resources.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Understand family systems theory and its application to family and communities.
Know how to access information regarding child and family needs and how to use that information to access community resources.
Know availability of and methods to access community state, and national resources available for younger children and their families.
Understand federal and state rules, regulations, and procedures for IFSP/IEP, including the role and function of the service coordinator.
Understand the need for and respect privacy/confidentiality.
REQUIREMENTS: Tests, quizzes, debriefing.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003