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Course Descriptions 

Fall Semester 2017-2018

  Child Development and Parenting:  Students enrolled in Child Development and Parenting focus on analyzing parenting roles and responsibilities, ensuring a healthy start for mother and child, evaluating support systems that provide services for parents, and evaluating parenting practices that maximize human growth and development. Critical thinking, practical problem solving using case studies, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the area of parenting responsibilities and child development are emphasized. Teachers highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science, and technology when appropriate.

 Independent Living:  Students in Independent Living build life skills focusing on establishing positive relationships, balancing work and family life, investigating careers, making responsible consumer choices,applying nutrition and wellness knowledge, an studying child development and
parenting.

 Individual Development: Students enrolled in Individual Development focus on encouraging personal potential of self and others throughout the life span; enhancing positive views of self and others; managing stressful situations; formulating a plan to achieve career goals; forming healthy, caring relationships with family members and peers; managing conflict; choosing responsible ways to express oneself; and evaluating the importance of responsible parenting to individuals, families, and society. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the area of individual mental, emotional, and physical health are emphasized. Teachers highlight the basic skills of mathematics, science, and communication when appropriate in content.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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