Cultural Issues in Parenting
Children enter foster care with their own cultural background, which influences their behavior, beliefs, and world view. Children benefit when foster parents respect and are supportive of their cultural differences, including differences in customs, sexual orientation, and gender identity. This class examines how parents can support children's cultural development at various ages and offers suggestions for coping with insensitive or hurtful episodes at school and in the community.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
I was enlighten to a lot of information that I thought I already knew the answer to but really didn't. It reassured me in my ability to foster someone of a different culture. The course was very interesting and very much needed.
This class was amazing and very helpful and taught us what to expect throughout our journey of adoption. Loved hearing Alissa's story from start to finish and I hope I can be the kind of adoptive parent that she has!
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This course examines transcultural foster parenting including:
4 credit hours,
$20.00 per person