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Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPE 5304 - Building Collaborative Family, School, and Community Relationships

Credits: 3 hrs.
This course is devoted to the study of the major principles upon which effective home, school-community relations are based. It also emphasizes the ways in which parents and teachers may make effective use of community agencies whose activities may have a beneficial effect upon the development of children. This course emphasizes techniques used in parental interviews, conferences and referrals by school personnel with parents of children with and without disabilities, and strategies practiced by agencies that work with families. Emphasis is placed on working with culturally and linguistically diverse students and their families.