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Family-School Collaboration Services - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter look at the ways in which families and schools can work together to improve the education process. Our instructors will explain how family counseling works, and present an overview of family values and relationships in adolescence. Another lesson covers the reasons why it is important for families to be involved in school activities, both for the benefit of the family, the school and the community. You'll learn about interagency collaboration and how it can be useful in developing effective school policies. After completing this chapter, you should be prepared to:
- Describe the family counseling process and its benefits
- Outline the concept of family values
- Explain the importance of relationships during adolescence
- Analyze why families should be involved in school activities
- Define inter-agency collaboration and how it can influence school policy and interventions
Our expert instructors will lead you through these brief lessons in a way that's informative and entertaining. At the end of every lesson is a quiz that allows you to check what you've learned. If you need to review certain passages, video tags make it easy to find the right portion of the lesson without re-watching the entire thing. If you want extra information, contact the instructor for personalized help.
1. The Process of Family Counseling
Counseling a family requires understanding of both individual and family patterns. This lesson explains several theoretical approaches that guide counselors in assessing family problems and treating them.
2. Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence
During adolescence, teens begin to figure out who they are and what their beliefs are. In this lesson, we'll look at how family values and relationships with family members can influence adolescents' individual values and development.
3. The Importance of Family Involvement in School Activities
With everyone's busy schedules, involving families in school activities can often be a challenge. However, with the effort comes a host of benefits. This lesson details several of those benefits that come with family involvement.
4. Interagency Collaboration & Its Impact on School Policy
This lesson provides you with a description of interagency collaboration programs and their general purpose. Also, this lesson gives you an analysis of the impact a collaboration agreement can have on school policy.
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