Course #: 06-747
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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
While the actions of over-involved parents may be well-intentioned, perceptions of “helicopter parents” have been shifting from supportive to over-intrusive. The purpose of this brief, intermediate level continuing education course is to summarize a study of undergraduate college students that evaluated the relationship between over-involved parenting, attachment, and college life outcomes. The course material, provided by James Madison University (JMU) Scholarly Commons, provides an overview of the concept of over-involved parenting and its consequences, and outlines methods and results of the study.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Define over-intrusive or “helicopter” parenting, and how styles of parenting have shifted over the years.
2. Examine the associations among helicopter parenting and attachment and explore their relations with college life variables.
3. Discuss how over-involved parenting may impact the student’s school engagement and academic success.
4. Summarize the study methods, findings, and limitations.
5. Address future implications for research pertaining to the impact of over-bearing parenting.
The Mindful team consists of numerous behavioral health professionals with a plethora of clinical experience as well as backgrounds in higher education, including teaching at the university level. Our three consulting psychologists review the appropriate course material, based on their experience and expertise that aligns with program content, to ensure that it enhances interdisciplinary understanding and is consistent with a systematic, research-based approach to promoting continued education and for synthesizing new knowledge into the clinician’s professional environment.
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Course Date: 2018-01-02
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