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Assignment Questions

Career Opportunities Research and Report


1.Describes fundamental and advanced concepts concerning the processes of child and family development.

2.Summarizes key contemporary issues facing children and families in contemporary society
After researching the child and family development related careers below write two thorough and succinct paragraphs summarizing the job responsibilities and career outlook for each. For this assignment, the Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/oco/) and the organizational websites above may prove helpful resources.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) www.aafcs.org
National Council of Family Relations (NCFR) www.ncfr.org
National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC) www.naeyc.org
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis
Child Life Council, www.childlife.org

Once the 12 sets of paragraphs are complete, compile them into a single APA formatted paper using the career titles as in-text headings.
End the paper with a two to three paragraphs on which of the careers is most appealing and which is least appealing to you and explain why.

? Child Life Specialist
? Early Childhood Intervention
? Adult Protective Services
? Court Appointed Special Service
? Head Start Administrator/Teacher
? Forensic Interviewer
? Children’s Protective Services
? Pregnancy Centers
? Adoption Agencies
? Foster Care
? Women’s Shelters
? Children’s Camps

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