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PSY 255 Parenting:Psych Theory/Rsrch

This course provides a review of psychological findings and theories applicable to parenting. To address the question "What is effective parenting?" A research-oriented approach will be emphasized. Topics to be covered include basic prenatal and childcare issues, theoretical perspectives, research on attachment and effective discipline strategies and techniques for building healthy parent-child and family relationships across lifespan. Prerequisite: Successful completion of PSY 101, PSY 110, or PSY 111 with a C or better. Fall