SS5826 - Parent Education and Support

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Summer 2016

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to examine the construction of parenthood and theories of parenting in the professional discourse; analyze the ideological underpinning of parent education and its adoption as a mode of family support and intervention in local clinical practices; critically review major parent education package; and develop a personal theory of parent education and the competence to conduct group parent education in the local context.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Student-led Workshop: 40%
Term essay: 50%
Participation: 10%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Applied Social Sciences