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Parent Engagement and Involvement: African American Parents of K-8 Children

Program Date & Time:
January 29, 2025 | 9:00am-12:15pm
  • Webinar
Registration Fee:
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Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
Registration Deadline:
1/28/25 11:59 PM
Cancellation Deadline:
1/28/25 11:59 PM
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The workshop will provide helpful themes of new definitions of parent engagement and parent involvement. During the training, the presenter will facilitate interactive exercises for professionals who support African American children and caregivers. Attendees will develop effectives strategies for school policies and practices.

At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the influence of ecological, intergenerational and intersectionality theories.
  • Examine the evolved definitions of parental engagement and involvement.
  • Identify common barriers and facilitators to increase parent engagement.
  • Integrate strategies to increase parent engagement and involvement efforts in schools.
Pee Dee AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials. Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring any conflict of interest in education activities.
Credits Available
  • Social Workers
    SC Board of Social Work Examiners
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 3 social work hours of continuing education by Pee Dee AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • Counselors/Therapist
    SC Board of Examiners for Professional Counselors
    Credit Statement
    This program is approved for 3 hours of continuing education by Pee Dee AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    This program provides 0.3 CEUs by Pee Dee AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Locations/Participation Options

If you have questions about the credits, location/video conference information, or any other details specific to this particular program, please reach out to the contact(s) below:

  • Name:
    Kimberly Morris
  • Name:
    Nita Jackson
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