Credits: 4       Course Outcomes:

CO1    Understand the concept and components of Family Life Education.

CO2    Understand the importance of reproductive health in family life education.

CO3    Analyze the issues and concerns in contemporary family life in Indian Culture.

CO4    Design and deliver training modules in family life education.

CO5    Apply Social Work principles and practices in Family life education for reaching 

            diverse audiences.


Module  1

Family life Education:- Concepts, Definitions, Practices, Principles- Target Groups: (Adolescents, Young Adults, Parents, Young married couples, Elderly)-Problems & Challenges-Scope and Relevance for family life education in the current society-Government and Non-Governmental initiatives in the field-Models and practices-Recent advances

                                                                                                                                    15 Hours

Module  2

Components of Family Life Education:- (Interpersonal Relationships, Human Growth & Development, Sexuality, Family Interaction, Family Resource management, Education On Parenthood, Family and Society) Development of issues in family life-Gender concerns in parenting and relations, mental health and emotional problems- Effects and Management/Preventive Strategies of family issues

                                                                                                                                    15 Hours

Module  3

Reproductive Health and Family Life Education: Physical, Psychological, Social and Emotional Growth and Development of reproductive systems-Sexually Transmitted Diseases-Sexual Harassment; Family Planning: (CPR, Population policy, Contraceptive measures)-Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act-Family welfare Programmes.


                                                                                                                                    15 Hours

Module  4

Family Life Education Module: Preparation of a family life Education module-Age and Sex appropriateness of education module-Need assessment for family life education-Tools and techniques in education programmes-Application of Social Work methods and process in Family Life Education-Evidence-based & Strength-based approaches, Role of Social Worker in Family Life Education

                                                                                                                                    15 Hours


Class room lectures- reading materials and discussions, interactions with field practitioners, debates, and assignments