Working with Adults
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook
   

HD 411 - Working with Adults

3 Unit(s)
Students are introduced to a rationale and methodology for working with adults in Educational, professional and other settings. Topics covered will include adult development, supervising adults, staff evaluation, leadership style, effective communication, and problem solving. Emphasis is on valuing diversity and respecting individuals; active, experiential learning; the interaction between theory and practice; and the impact of social contexts on oneself and others. Students will use observation to enhance their understanding of the challenges inherent in working with adults. They will develop strategies to facilitate adult empowerment and learn to advocate responsibly in diverse settings.




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