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Family Life and Parent Education

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A Quick Overview of Family Life Education and Parent Education Concentration and Credential at NC State University

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Family Life and Parent Education

  1. 1. Family Life &Parent Education
  2. 2. Family Life &Parent Education
  3. 3. What is it?
  4. 4. Prenatal or Maternity Church Family Women’s Shelter/ Programs Services Educator or Crisis Center Coordinator CoordinatorDirector of a Childcare FCS Center / Head Start Extension family entrepreneur AgentTeen pregnancy Jobs counselor Divorce Mediation Program Evaluator Military Family Support Services Parent Educator Manager Child DSS staff & Child Life and Family administration Specialist @ a Support Center Hospital Family Business Consultant
  5. 5. Required: FYD 543 Applied Concepts inClasses Parenting and Family Life Education (spring)Required: FYD 523 Family Relationships Over the Life Course (fall-even)   OR FYD 533 Complex Family Issues (fall-odd) 2 Electives: FYD 531 Effective Management of Family Resources  FYD 554 Collaborations and Partnerships in Youth and Family Settings FYD 540 Environmental Influences in the Family FYD 535 Family Health and Well-being  FYD 545 Family Communication and Coaching Either FYD 523 or FYD 533
  6. 6. Practicum / Capstone Experiences •Hospitals and Family Counseling Centers •Cooperative Extension •Department of Social Services •Child Protective Services, Adoption, WIC, Crisis Intervention, Foster Care, Problem Pregnancy Services, System of Care •Parenting Programs •Women’s Shelters/ Crisis Care Centers •Prevent Child Abuse NC •Military Workplaces (MWR, FAC, Nat. Guard) •Family Courts •Child Care and Child Development Centers •Other Local Nonprofits
  7. 7. Professional Credentials• National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) • CFLE certification• NC Parenting Education Network (NCPEN) • Professional: 1. Qualified Professional Parenting Educator 2. Associate Professional Parenting Educator 3. Paraprofessional Parenting Educator • Peer: 1. Advanced Peer Parenting Educator 2. Intermediate Peer Parenting Educator 3. Primary Peer Parenting Educator
  8. 8. Professional Associations•National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)•Southeast Council on Family Relations (SECFR)•National Parenting Education Network (NPEN)•NC Parenting Education Network (NCPEN)•Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)•Children, Youth and Families At Risk (CYFAR)•Society for Research in Human Development(SRHD)•American Sociological Association (ASA)
  9. 9. Contact me aobehnke@ncsu.edu 919-559-8288

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