Academic Catalog

Non-Credit: Parenting Education (NCP)

NCP 400A  •  STRONG START FOR CHILDREN I: BIRTH-8 YEARS

NCP 400A Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 400

Introduces families and caregivers to stages of child development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on Early Years Development, birth through 8 years old. Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on young children (birth through 8 years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 400B  •  STRONG START FOR CHILDREN II: NAVIGATING MIDDLE SCHOOL

NCP 400B Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 400

Introduces families and caregivers to stages of child and adolescent development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on Middle School Age Development (children ages 10-14 years). Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on Middle School aged children (10-14 years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 400C  •  STRONG START FOR CHILDREN III: PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE

NCP 400C Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 400

Introduces families and caregivers to stages of youth and adolescent development and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on High School Age Development (children ages 15-18+ years). Emphasis placed on child development, effective communication and discipline, and school and college readiness focused on High School aged youth (15-18+ years). Helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 401A  •  NURTURING HEALTHY CHOICES I: EARLY YEARS

NCP 401A Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 401

Introduces families and caregivers to healthy feeding and eating practices and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources focused on the Early Years (birth through 8 years). Emphasis placed on family wellness, nutrition and healthy feeding dynamics as related to the child's developmental stages. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 401B  •  NURTURING HEALTHY CHOICES II: ADOLESCENT YEARS

NCP 401B Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 401

Introduces families and caregivers to healthy feeding and eating practices and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family wellness, nutrition and healthy feeding dynamics as related to the child and youth developmental stages. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 402A  •  THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN I: EARLY YEARS

NCP 402A Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 402

Introduces families and caregivers to the importance of family in the lives of children and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family engagement linked to learning and student success; leadership; accessing resources; and navigating systems in multicultural communities. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 402B  •  THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN II: ADOLESCENT YEARS

NCP 402B Details
Units: 0
Hours: 8 lecture per quarter (8 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability
Formerly: NCP 402

Introduces families and caregivers to the importance of family in the lives of adolescents and best practices in parenting, and links students to resources. Emphasis placed on family engagement linked to learning and student success; leadership; accessing resources; and navigating systems in multicultural communities. This course helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.

NCP 403  •  BUILDING BRIDGES, OPENING DOORS, RAISING EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY CHILDREN

NCP 403 Details
Units: 0
Hours: 24 lecture per quarter (24 total per quarter)
Degree and Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability

A Parents as Partners Series targeted to families and their caregivers, providers and educators serving these families. Provides an understanding of the importance of meeting emotional needs in raising healthy, school-college ready children through parenting and child development, prenatal through adolescence. Completion of this class helps prepare students for credit classes in Child Development. May be offered bilingually.