©2013 Cengage Learning.
All Rights Reserved.
What is your understanding of “parent education?
 How should education be modified for adult
learners?
 What do you know...
Traditional views and definitions
 Family support programs offer family-community
interaction
 Functions of parent educa...
Parent Effectiveness
Training (PET)
 Systematic Training
for Effective
Parenting (STEP)
 Active Parenting
Today (APT)

...


Consider the advantages of using a predesigned
parent education program:
◦ for the participants?
◦ for the organizers?
...
Role of professionals
 Match programs to parent characteristics and
needs
 Attention to social context of parenting


◦...
Parents are adults who have specific needs and
wants
 Parents are motivated to learn things that would
improve life for t...
Initial parent involvement in planning: Discussion,
surveys
 Selecting style of meetings for interaction
 Logistics that...
Students should try to attend a parent meeting at
a school or program.
 Consider aspects of the meeting that seemed to
us...
Parents as advisors and policy makers
 Parent cooperative schools
 Challenges of successfully including parents in
decis...
Parent education may support families and is a
responsibility of a supportive school.
 When parents participate with prof...
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  1. 1. ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. What is your understanding of “parent education?  How should education be modified for adult learners?  What do you know about parents in an advisory capacity?  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Traditional views and definitions  Family support programs offer family-community interaction  Functions of parent education  ◦ Stimulate parents to examine relationships with their children ◦ Encourage interaction among parents ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Parent Effectiveness Training (PET)  Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP)  Active Parenting Today (APT)  AVANCE Parenting Education  Center for the Improvement of Child Caring  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5.  Consider the advantages of using a predesigned parent education program: ◦ for the participants? ◦ for the organizers? Consider the possible disadvantages of using a predesigned program? ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Role of professionals  Match programs to parent characteristics and needs  Attention to social context of parenting  ◦ Encourage parents to share experiences with other parents ◦ Support what parents are doing ◦ Expose parents to new ideas ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Parents are adults who have specific needs and wants  Parents are motivated to learn things that would improve life for them and their children  All parents need information and support  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Initial parent involvement in planning: Discussion, surveys  Selecting style of meetings for interaction  Logistics that support successful meetings  Challenges of immigrant parents  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. Students should try to attend a parent meeting at a school or program.  Consider aspects of the meeting that seemed to use any of the principles discussed in the chapter.  Consider aspects of the meeting that could have been improved by using specific ideas from the text.  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. Parents as advisors and policy makers  Parent cooperative schools  Challenges of successfully including parents in decision making  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. Parent education may support families and is a responsibility of a supportive school.  When parents participate with professionals in planning the content, meeting style, and logistics, the parent education may more likely meet their needs.  Parents may participate in planning for their schools.  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.

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