Parenting Education
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Parenting education consists of a course, a course of study or an organized sequence of courses specifically designed to offer lifelong education in parenting, child development and family relations in order to enhance the quality of home, family, career and community life. (California Community Colleges Chancellor/s Office)

Parenting education classes at Foothill College are offered in collaboration with the Family Engagement Institute and their community partners.


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NCP 400A STRONG START FOR CHILDREN I: BIRTH-8 YEARS0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 400
Introduces families and caregivers to stages of child development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on Early Years Development, birth through 8 years old. Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on young children (birth through 8 years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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NCP 400B STRONG START FOR CHILDREN II: NAVIGATING MIDDLE SCHOOL0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 400
Introduces families and caregivers to stages of child and adolescent development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on Middle School Age Development (children ages 10-14 years). Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on Middle School aged children (10-14 years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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NCP 400C STRONG START FOR CHILDREN III: PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 400
Introduces families and caregivers to stages of youth and adolescent development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on High School Age Development (children ages 15-18+ years). Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on High School aged youth (15-18+ years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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NCP 401A NURTURING HEALTHY CHOICES I: EARLY YEARS0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 401
Introduces families and caregivers to healthy feeding and eating practices and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on the Early Years (birth through 8 years). Emphasis placed on family wellness, nutrition and healthy feeding dynamics as related to the child's developmental stages. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
NCP 401B NURTURING HEALTHY CHOICES II: ADOLESCENT YEARS0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 401
Introduces families and caregivers to healthy feeding and eating practices and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family wellness, nutrition and healthy feeding dynamics as related to the child and youth developmental stages. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.
 
NCP 402A THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN I: EARLY YEARS0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 402
Introduces families and caregivers to the importance of family in the lives of children and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family engagement linked to learning and student success; leadership; accessing resources; and navigating systems in multicultural communities. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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NCP 402B THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN II: ADOLESCENT YEARS0 Unit
Formerly: NCP 402
Introduces families and caregivers to the importance of family in the lives of adolescents and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family engagement linked to learning and student success; leadership; accessing resources; and navigating systems in multicultural communities. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
8 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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NCP 403 BUILDING BRIDGES, OPENING DOORS, RAISING EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY CHILDREN0 Unit
A Parents as Partners Series targeted to families and their caregivers, providers and educators serving these families. Provides an understanding of the importance of meeting emotional needs in raising healthy, school-college ready children through parenting and child development, prenatal through adolescence. Completion of this class helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability.
24 hours total. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.