Using the Internet for Parent Education

November 20, 2012 - April 20, 2013
Online, non-credit course
University of Minnesota Extension

Approved for CFLE Continuing Education Credit (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)

Four hour online training offered until April 20, 2013.

Objectives:

Would you like to learn more about using the Internet to reach parents for parent education? This online workshop for professionals will help you:

  • Consider the ways parents use the Internet.
  • Discover the differences in Internet use by age, gender, socio-economic status, and other demographic variables.
  • Investigate current research on how professionals have incorporated technology into parent education.
  • Analyze current best practices in reaching parents using technology.
  • Be challenged to enhance your ability to effectively use technology to reach families.

Through this course you will have opportunities to apply current research on parents and technology through online activities and threaded discussions.

Target Audience:
  • School personnel
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Faith based staff
  • Parent educators
  • Family life educators
  • Public health staff
  • Youth workers
  • Others who work with teens and their families
FLE Content Areas Covered:
  • Parent Education and Guidance
  • Family Life Education Methodology
Sponsored By:

University of Minnesota Extension - http://www1.extension.umn.edu/family/

Fee: 
$50