Journal or Book Title
Journal of Family and Consumer Science
In response to the growing demand for parenting educators, and the need to ensure that educators have basic knowledge and skills rele vant to designing, implementing, and evaluating parenting education, Partnering with Parents, an outreach academy was developed. Analysis of data gathered via a follow-up survey, online discussion board, and focus group interviews revealed that participants increased their knowledge and developed skills after participating in the academy. Ninety-five percent of the participants reported being competent or very competent in facilitating parenting education after the academy as compared to 32% before the academy.
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Greder, Kimberly A., "Iowa Curriculum Strengthens Core Competencies of Parenting Educators." (2004). Human Development and Family Studies Publications. 20.