1. Critically discuss the development of parenting skills.
2. Describe parental values and attitudes that accompany stages in the development of the child.
3. Examine methods of effective guidance.
4. Discuss the role of discipline; compare and contrast discipline with punishment
5. Discuss constructive and destructive elements in parenting styles; identify at least three categories of parenting styles; include an overview of the parenting behaviors associated with each style and the results obtained from each
6. Discuss the challenges to responsible and effective parenting presented by contemporary society.