Professional Certificate in Parenting: Parent-Child Relationship

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

The course is designed to be a core text for students who are pursuing an interests in early childhood which include teacher education, counselors, social welfare, nursing and ancillary health care workers. Students will find Parenting: Parent-Child Relationship to be helpful for understanding parenting roles, responsibilities, and challenges. The material is based upon the latest research findings. The module considers many contemporary topics such as helicopter parents, sleep deprivation, eating disorders, over scheduled children, depression and suicide, and the effects of the social media. Students will be able to understand effective parenting practices and applied behavioral interventions.

Course Benefits

After completing this course, students are expected to be able to:

Provide a developmental approach that promotes an understanding of logical variables, their influence on child rearing problems, and effective response strategies.

  • Students can relate to a toddler’s overt displays of frustration due to their limited language and social skills and translate this understanding into positive learning and behavior guidance responses.
  • To link, build, and integrate new knowledge along a progressive timeline.
  • Improves students understanding about the ways parents can promote children’s development across all domains and at any given age.
Discuss contemporary and controversial topics that reflect the concerns of today’s parents.
  • Address the pros and cons of contemporary and controversial issues that todays parents encounter.
  • Provided with case study scenarios that strengthen and reinforce student’s ability to apply effective parenting concepts to address children’s challenging behaviors in positive ways.

Course Outline

  • Parenting in Historical, Cultural, and Theoretical Contexts
  • Contemporary Families
  • Understanding, Supporting, and Collaborating with Families
  • Becoming a Parent
  • Parenting Styles and Children’s Socialization
  • Parenting Infants
  • Parenting Toddlers
  • Parenting Preschool Age Children
  • Parenting School Age Children
  • Parenting Early Adolescent Children
  • Parenting Middle & Late Adolescent Children
  • Parenting Young Adult Children
  • Family Violence & Child Maltreatment
  • Parenting Children with Exceptionalities

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Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers. A brief profile of some of our lecturers is given below.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.