About the courseThe Family Life Education Concentration prepares students to provide educational programming to parents, couples, and families in settings such as domestic violence and homeless shelters, social services agencies, Head Start and Help Me Grow programs, faith-based organizations and military bases among others. The program focuses on promoting healthy family development by teaching positive coping skills to individuals, couples, families and caregivers as a proactive approach to promote positive family development. Family Life Educators teach individuals and families effective communication skills, positive self-esteem, parenting skills and healthy interpersonal skills. This concentration leads to provisional Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projection for 2008-2018 predicts a 47% growth in jobs for individual and family service providers.
Intake MonthsJANUARY, AUGUST
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AboutKent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the top-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. Since its founding as a teacher-training school in 1910, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and beyond as a premiere university in Ohio.
This Ohio university has also earned acclaim for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole through a vast array of continuing education courses and much more. At Kent State, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors. Alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries. There are over 282 undergraduate programs, more than 50 master’s programs in more than 100 areas of specialization, as well as 23 doctoral programs with more than 50 specializations.
As a top-tier national public research university, Kent State provides plenty of opportunity to take your education to an even higher level. A club sport is a student organization formed by students with a common interest and desire to participate in a specific sport or activity. Club sports can best be described as the combining the team elements of varsity athletics with the recreational atmosphere of intramural sports. University Health Services provides all eligible students, faculty and staff non-emergent outpatient care, including examination and treatment for illness and minor injuries, womens healthcare, laboratory, x-ray, physical therapy, pharmacy services and health education.
Kent State University Womens Center exists to facilitate the advancement of and to enhance the quality of educational experience and professional life for women students, faculty and staff of all campuses. The faculty at Kent State do more than beside imparting education. They share, provide, collaborate and participate. They inspire learning, turning students into independent thinkers — and, more importantly, into doers. The University have more than 2,700 full-time and part-time faculty from 6 continents out of which 70% of the faculty have the highest degree in their field and 61% of full-time faculty are tenure-track faculty.
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