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Conducting the Parent Conference

Price

Conducting the Parent Conference

Humboldt State University

  • Tuition: $125.00
  • Tuition: $115.00
  • (You Save: $10.00)
  • Number of: Hours 15
  • 1 university semester credits, 1 university quarter credits
    (university fees are additional)
  • System Requirements
What you need to know
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(Valid through December 31, 2014)

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3 – Credit Course/ 45 Hours

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CE Credits Online and Humboldt State University Extended Education are pleased to offer you online professional development courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.

  • Standards-based
  • Asynchronous – start at any time
  • Self-paced – work at your own convenience
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code!
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills
  • Facilitated by highly trained moderators.


Humboldt State University (HSU):
HSU offers post baccalaureate, 700 level credits based on a semester system. The credit fee due from the student is $50 per credit.  

Initiating Your University Credit Request
CE Credits Online is the course provider and Humboldt State University is the accrediting institution. The HSU Office of Extended Education issues the university credit, and there is a fee of $50 per credit.  Upon completion of your course, you have two weeks to apply and pay for university credit.   University credit fees are not included in the price listed.  Once we have verified that all your coursework is completed and approved, and we have received the credit fees, your paperwork, along with the fees, will be sent to Humboldt State University for processing at the end of each month. The processing of your credits can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of your request.

For more information regarding this process you may visit University Affiliations.

Course Description

Course Description:

This course provides teachers and administrators with persuasive and effective strategies for conferencing with parents, including uncooperative or difficult parents. This 7-step interview using the 7-Cs of communication will move parents toward becoming committed participants in the goal of solving their child’s academic and behavioral challenges. Teachers and administrators will learn how the Safety, Order and Rights value set provides a firm and logical foundation for setting goals and finding solutions.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate a technique designed to improve teacher/parent interaction.
  • To perform the skill and develop mastery of the technique.
  • To adopt Safety, Order, and Rights™, and utilize it as a fundamental tool for teacher/parent interaction.
Syllabus
  • Course:
    The Constructive Discipline Series
  • Prerequisites:
    None

Course Description:

This course provides teachers and administrators with a persuasive and effective strategy for conferencing with uncooperative or difficult parents. This 7-step interview will move parents from being part of the problem to being committed participants in the solution.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate a technique designed to improve teacher/parent interaction.
  • To perform the skill and develop mastery of the technique.
  • To adopt Safety, Order, and Rights™, and utilize it as a fundamental tool for teacher/parent interaction.

Student Expectations:

Students will be required to:

  • Rehearse the skills and report on the results.
  • Complete written self-reflection exercises.
  • Collaborate with peers using the on-line forum.

Credit:

Upon completion of the course, students can decide if they would like to receive credit and from which university they would like to receive credit. Please see University Affiliations under the Information Center for the cost per credit.

Class Outline:

  • Lesson 1
    • 1.a Conducting the Parent Conference Introduction
    • 1.b Parents as Allies
    • 1.c The Constructive Discipline Approach
    • 1.d The Safety, Order, And Rights® Value Set
    • 1.e Overview of the 7 Steps
  • Lesson 2
    • 2.a Planning the Interview
    • 2.b Planning What You Need to Say
    • 2.c The Disruptive Student
    • 2.d Discipline Log for Disruptive Students
    • 2.e The Disruptive Student
    • 2.f The Behavioral Contract
    • 2.g Review
    • 2.h Plan How To Say It
    • 2.i Guiding the Interview
  • Lesson 3
    • 3.a Step One: Establish the Goal
    • 3.b Plan How To Say It
    • 3.c Step Two: State the Behavior Problem
    • 3.d Step Three: Support Your Position
    • 3.e Step Four: Communicate Your Commitment
    • 3.f Step Five: Solicit a Commitment
    • 3.g Step Six: Develop or Propose and Effective Plan
    • 3.h Student Behavior Contract
    • 3.i Step Seven: Plan a Follow-Up
    • 3.j Follow-up Plan Notes
    • 3.k Review of the 7-Step Plan
  • Lesson 4
    • 4.a Overcoming Resistance
    • 4.b Overcoming Resistance: Emphasizing the Goal
    • 4.c Overcoming Resistance: Resistance With Empathy
    • 4.d Overcoming Resistance: Paradox
    • 4.e Overcoming Resistance: Expand the Problem
  • Lesson 5
    • 5.a Putting an End to an Unproductive Interview
  • Lesson 6
    • 6.a Creating a Worksheet for the Parent Conference
    • 6.b The Worksheet
    • 6.c Your Final Thoughts
  • Post Survey
  • Evaluation
  • Final Exam
Your State Information

CE Credits Online Anytime-Anywhere

  • Standards-based 
  • University credits available* 
  • Asynchronous – start at any time – 24/7
  • Self-paced – work at your own pace and convenience 
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills 

*University Credits: All CE Credits Online courses are eligible for University Credit. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

We are affiliated with the Humboldt State University (HSU), part of the California State University System, located in Arcata, CA.

Approved for graduate level semester credits
   45 hours = 3 semester credits
   30 hours = 2 semester credits
   15 hours = 1 semester credit

Receiving HSU Semester Credit: On or about the 1st and the 16th of every month CECO submits completion paperwork to HSU along with the participant’s fee of $50 per credit. Processing the credits through HSU can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of the initial credit request. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

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Our courses cover a variety of instructional areas and meet the needs of many educator groups, including;

  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Instructional Strategies
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Transforming Instruction with Technology
  • Classroom and Behavior Management
  • Creating Effective Learning Environments
  • Beginning Teachers
  • Special Education
  • Counseling
  • Support Staff