2018-2019 Catalog

PSYC 1110 Parenting and Family Problem Solving

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

Course Description

This course introduces students to effective parenting skills and strategies for solving family problems. It emphasizes parent-child relations, developmental milestones, family systems theory, family communication, family composition, and issues related to abuse and neglect. Students explore parenting challenges, such as single parenthood, divorce, custody issues, step-family systems, and conflict management. Other topics include same-sex parenting, inter-racial families, and families faced with natural disasters and other catastrophes.