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PARENT EDUCATION (PRNT)
Parent Education 527
Pre-Kindergarten
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 132 Lecture total | Grade: Pass/Satis­factory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides the opportunity for parents and others to learn the importance of providing appropriate early childhood experiences and preparing children for a successful kindergarten experience. Topics include school readiness, how to transform children’s everyday world into an exciting learning environment, and how to stay positively involved in children’s education.
Parent Education 532
Effective Parenting
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 132 Lecture total | Grade: Pass/Satisfactory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/Open Exit.
Provides parents with an overview of child development milestones. Includes varied strategies for problem solving, effective communication, positive dis­cipline and child-centered activities. Raises awareness of substance abuse, gangs, suicide, and peer pressure. En­courages parents to take an active role to ensure the academic success, health and safety, and social well-being of their children.
Parent Education 544
Preparation for Childbirth
Credit(s): 0 | Class Hours: 36 Lecture total | Grade: Pass/Satis­factory Progress/No Pass | Open Entry/ Open Exit.
Provides prospective parents with in­formation regarding the intellectual, physical, and emotional components of the birth process. Emphasizes exercise techniques for relaxation, labor, birth, and post-natal care.