Engaging Family Members to Support Students

with Alison Leach Hughes

About This Course

For many in student affairs that do not regularly work with parents and family members, it can be difficult to navigate familial involvement in the collegiate experience. Join us as we explore “today’s family” and learn how you can engage with family members to enhance and appropriately support the student experience for success. This webinar will utilize trends and best practices, as well as an opportunity for open discussion. 

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • have a better understanding of how to engage family members within their areas 
  • have data and positive practices to better inform their work with parents and families
  • be able to identify potential partnerships that can benefit family members and their areas on their campuses
  • be able to define and utilize alternative terminology to reframe the conversation of familial involvement
  • be able to create an engagement plan targeted towards parents and family members

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • Live session access information will be listed before the session has aired.

  • All sessions are recorded. Once the session is over, the recording will be available approximately one week after the air date. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).





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