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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 Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 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 %
Discussions 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 %

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

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.