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Ch 16: Family-School Collaboration Services

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Review the importance of families and schools working together. Examine why it is so helpful for families to be involved in school activities and what schools need to do to develop more family-friendly policies.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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