Home/School/Community Collaboration

This course is designed to promote students' knowledge, skills and dispositions regarding positive home-school and community collaborations. Topics include the study of families and schools as separate systems, ways in which family systems, theory, diversity, and disabilities affect both a student's learning and behavior, and the families' relationships with schools. The role of educational helping professionals and methods of collaboration between home, school, and community that will facilitate effective comprehensive services will be examined.