Creating Welcoming Environments for LGBT Families and Children in Education and Human Services (PRO 517)
Dates & Times:
Fridays, May 31 and June 7, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, June 1 and June 8, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, June 11, 18 & 25 and July 16, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Prepares Early Childhood and Elementary Educators, Child Life Specialists, and Social Workers to understand and meet the needs and challenges of LGBT- headed families and their children. Examines research and case studies on LGBT families and best practices for creating safe, welcoming environments. Introduces LGBT history; legal, medical and social systems; homophobia; heterosexual privilege; action for change.
Ellie Friedland, MS, PhD, Chair, Early Childhood, Associate Professor, Early Childhood
Kim Westheimer, MA. Director of Welcoming Schools, a project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Course Credit, Tuition and Registration Fees:
For academic credit (non-matriculated student ) (3 graduate credits): $845 per credit
Professional development (3.6 CEUs / 36 PDPs): $585