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CURRENT UNIT The Family

CURRENT UNIT The Family

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  1. Unit Organizer LAST UNIT _____ CURRENT UNIT The Family NEXT UNIT Meeting Families’ Needs UNIT SCHEDULE Is about 5/29 Family, school, advocacy Understanding and appreciating the complexity and diversity of families and how this impacts their interactions within the context of the education system The family life cycle Understanding Throughout 5/30 Advocacy and ethics The context of schools Family empowerment 5/31 Identifying the need for Understanding Identifying Functions of the family Building alliances Advocacy and empowerment 7/2 Characteristics of families Family characteristics 7/3 7/5 Functions of families 7/5 Exam I 1. What characteristics define a family 2. How do family characteristics impact the way the family functions? 3. How do issues change as families go through life cycles? 4. How do I define my own family? 5. How do families from different backgrounds compare? 6. How do we use knowledge of family to work effectively with? comparison characteristics Unit Relationships Unit Self-Test Questions Problem Solving Cause/effect

  2. The Family Expanded Unit Map Is about Understanding and appreciating the complexity and diversity of families and how this impacts their interactions within the context of the education system The context of schools The family life cycle Understanding Throughout Understanding Identifying the need for Identifying Functions of the family Advocacy and empowerment Characteristics of families New unit self-test questions

  3. Unit Organizer CURRENT UNIT Meeting Families’ Needs NEXT UNIT Making a Difference LAST UNIT The Family UNIT SCHEDULE Is about 7/10 Background Knowledge Working collaboratively with families to solve problems and address issues related to special education Understanding 7/11 Communication Background Knowledge 7/16 Meeting Basic Needs Facilitating Practicing Assisting with Referral, Evaluation, IEPs Communication 7/17 Referral, evaluation, IEPs Meeting Basic Needs 7/18 Exam II 1. How do we effectively communicate with families? 2. How do we collaboratively help families access services and resources? 3. How can we facilitate families’ understanding of and participation in the special education process? Description Cause/effect Unit Relationships Unit Self-Test Questions Problem Solving

  4. Meeting Families’ Needs Expanded Unit Map Is about Working collaboratively with families to solve problems and address issues related to special education Facilitating Referral, Evaluation, IEPs Understanding Background Knowledge Practicing Assisting with Communication Meeting Basic Needs New unit self-test questions

  5. Unit Organizer CURRENT UNIT Making a Difference NEXT UNIT ________ LAST UNIT Meeting Families’ Needs UNIT SCHEDULE Is about 7/24 Home/Community Advocating for better services for students with disabilities and their families 7/25 Systems Improvement Improving Practicing Advocacy Skills 7/26 Advocacy Skills Home/Community Relationships Including Exam III 7/30 Systems Improvement 7/31 Practicum Reports 1. How can we encourage and support families’ participation in school activities? 2. How do we best advocate for improved services for our students and their families? 3. What skills and strategies will help us be better advocates? Description Cause/effect Unit Relationships Unit Self-Test Questions Problem Solving

  6. Making a Difference Expanded Unit Map Is about Advocating for better services for students with disabilities and their families Practicing Advocacy Skills Improving Home/Community Relationships Including Systems Improvement New unit self-test questions