This course examines the use of logic models and participant-driven emergent curriculum to design effective programs. Students will learn the importance of connections and partnerships among service providers in program planning and evaluation. The purpose, methods, and differences of monitoring and evaluation will be covered. This course culminates in the completion of a capstone project to reflect knowledge gained from the first seven courses in the Family Resource Practitioner Advanced Certificate.
Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 45)
Total Weeks: 15
Successful completion of FRPC 200, FRPC 201, FRPC 300, FRPC 301, FRPC 302, and FRPC 303. FRPC 304 must be taken before (or concurrently) with FRPC 305.
Admission to the FRP Advanced Certificate. Schedule B Type CRC: works with children and vulnerable adults
- Methods of monitoring and evaluation
- Logic models
- The use of participant-driven emergent curriculum
- Connections and partnerships
- Role of ministries and funders
- Policies and procedures
- Risk management
- Case study: capstone project and presentation
At the end of this course, participants will be able to plan effective programs based on the use of logic models and participant-driven emergent curriculum. They will be able to discuss the significance of policies and procedures based on program standards, to ensure accountability, appropriate risk management, and effective performance. Through case study, capstone assignment presentations, they will be able to demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills learned in this and all Family Resource Practitioner Advanced Certificate courses and exhibit how learning will apply to the work environment.
Course Learning Objectives:
Specifically, upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Use logic models to design effective programming based on participant-driven emergent curriculum
- Describe the purpose and methods of monitoring and evaluation in achieving program outcomes
- Explain the importance of connections and partnerships with service providers in program planning, evaluation and delivery
- Describe the role and mandates of government ministries and key funders in program planning and accountability
- Identify the program standards and policy and procedures needed to ensure accountability, appropriate risk management, and support of effective performance
- Present a capstone assignment to demonstrate knowledge and practice gained through the entire Family Resource Practitioner Advanced Certificate.
Grading System: Letters
Passing Grade: D (50%)
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.