The Child, Family and Community

INTD-250 : The Child, Family and Community

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Services
Subject:
Social Services
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course examines the nature of the contemporary family and its relationship to the school and provides practical advice for developing strong home-school relationships. Examples of building good home-school partnerships and fostering familial involvement in schools with examples of activities and strategies will be practiced. Students are required to spend a minimum of 12 hours in interviewing, observing and recording parent and child behaviors. Prerequisite: ECE 201 or EDU 211 (This course meets one of the required components of the New Jersey Infant/Toddler Credential.)