Parent and Family Education, Certificate
This certificate program is a special course of study which can be added to any graduate degree program. It may also be completed by a non-degree graduate student with special permission from the Coordinator. This certificate represents a concentration in theoretical and practical knowledge in parent and family education for community-based services. This course of study promotes collaboration among disciplines and services.
To participate in the program the student should:
- Be formally admitted to The University of Akron as a degree-seeking or non-degree graduate student.
- Contact the Coordinator of the program for requirements.
|Core Courses 1|
|3760:605||Developmental Parent-Child Interactions||3|
|3760:594||Practicum in Parent & Family Education||3|
|Select six credits from among the various departmental courses listed below: 2||6|
|Child and Family Development|
|American Families in Poverty|
|Middle Childhood and Adolescence|
|Culture, Ethnicity & Family|
|Family in Lifespan Perspective|
|Child Development Theories|
|Development in Infancy & Early Childhood|
|Social Work Practice: Family & Children|
|Social Welfare Policy & Services: Family & Children|
|Child & Adolescent Health Nursing I|
|Psychological Disorders of Children|
|Socialization: Child to Adult|
|Individual & Family Development Across the Lifespan|
|Educational Guidance and Counceling|
|Individual & Family Development Across the Life-Span|
|Marriage & Family Therapy: Theory & Techniques|
|Systems Theory in Family Therapy|
|Developmental Characteristics of Exceptional Individuals|
|Collaboration & Consultation in Schools & Community|
|School Contexts and Community Involvement|
Students must successfully complete all three of the core courses listed below. However, the first two courses plus three hours of electives must be completed prior to the student’s enrollment in the practicum course.
These credits shall be chosen from departments outside the student’s discipline.