Jan 29, 2023  
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog
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SED 342 Parent-School Partnership: Special Education


2 credit hours

This course provides theories and strategies for effective parent and professional partnerships in the field of disabilities. The impact of a child on the family is a focus of this course. Interpersonal communication skills, legal issues, differences in cultures, values and family expectations will be discussed. Attention will be given to family systems, family functions, and family life cycles. Students develop skills managing both formal and informal meetings and conferences with parents of children with disabilities. Students will locate and assess the local services for parents of children with disabilities. Ten hours of field experience with parents or guardians of children with disabilities is required.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program, SED 312 Introduction to Special Education  or EDU 312 Exceptional Children and Youth in the Regular Classroom   
Course is Offered: WI Every Other Year (begining WI 2024)
Minimum Grade Requirement: 6



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