EDSP 6514 Family, School, and Community Collaboration
3 semester hours
This course emphasizes the principles and research related to collaborating effectively with diverse families and community partners to positively impact student learning, health, and mental health. Using experiential and ethnographic approaches, candidates learn historical and contemporary perspectives on family systems, strengths, needs, and culture. Candidates also learn evidence-based strategies to design, implement, and evaluate culturally-responsive services to promote family-school-community partnerships. Themes covered may include: inequality in educational policies and practices, overrepresentation of minorities in special education, assessment/intervention bias, immigration and second language learners, and working with non-majority culture and SES groups. Field assignments required.
Consent of Coordinator required.
School Psychology Program only.