Strategies to build supportive relationships with families. Develops knowledge and skills for sensitive communication. Helps to assist families in managing short and long term issues.
- Demonstrate knowledge and critically examine complex social or interpersonal situations in programs involving children and families.
- Demonstrate skills and strategies for communicating and collaborating with families and agencies, (a) communicate and consult with individuals, parents, and other school and community personnel, (b) demonstrate commitment to developing the highest educational and quality of life potential of individuals with exceptional learning needs.
- Demonstrate use of information generated by families to set short and long range goals for their children’s learning.
- Demonstrate respect for family structures, social and cultural backgrounds, choices and goals for their children and communicate with families about curriculum and individualized education programs.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 180,000 alumni worldwide.
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Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.
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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.
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