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Family Support Services AAS Degree

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of children's characteristics and needs.
  2. Students will know about, understand, and value the importance and complex characteristics of children's families and communities.
  3. Students will be able to support and engage families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
  4. Students will be able to establish rapport and a supportive alliance with families through the demonstration of empathy, genuineness, congruence, and unconditional positive regard.
  5. Students will be able to involve families and communities in their children's development and learning.
  6. Students will understand positive relationships and supportive interactions as the foundation of their work with children and families.
  7. Students will exhibit sensitivity and insight into the wide variety of problems in living experienced by individuals and groups in contemporary society.
  8. Students will demonstrate clinical skills of screening, assessment, treatment planning, termination and referral, including documentation and record management.
  9. Students will apply principles of ethical decision making and practice ethical behavior in relation to self and others within the helping relationship.
  10. Students will integrate knowledgeable, reflective, and critical perspectives on working with families.
  11. Students will be able to function effectively as a member of a team in providing services, designing programs, and working collaboratively among agencies and organizations for the benefit of families and the community.
  12. Students will engage in continuous, collaborative learning to inform practice as well as pro-active self-care.
  13. Students will engage in informed advocacy and education on behalf of children and families.
  14. Students will exhibit interpersonal skills and be able to facilitate groups as well as work with individuals one-on-one.