Spring semester 2018 (16 wk)

Great Plains IDEA: Family and Community Services

Course Details

Class Number
Human Development & Family Science
Credit Hours
Credit Type
1/16/2018 - 5/3/2018
Prerequisites: Graduate standing is required

Course Format

Instruction Mode
E-Learning 100% online
Software Platform Great Plains-Other Univ
On-Campus Visits
Online Sessions

Individuals and families in crises are examined. Focus is on grief and loss, substance abuse, family violence, and suicidal ideation. Examination of evidence-based preventions and treatments and community resources for those affected by stress, trauma, and crises. Graded on A-F basis only.

Meeting Information

Day(s) ARR


Textbooks available through online vendors.

Two required textbooks: ISBN: 978-1483366753 *Title: Families & Change: Coping with Stressful Events and Transitions (2016) *Author: Christine Price, Kevin Bush, Sharon Price *Edition: 5th Edition *Publisher: Sage Publications ISBN: 978-1412936910 *Title: Individual and Family Stress Crises (2011) *Author: Janice Gauthier Weber *Publisher: Sage Publications

Course Comments

This course is offered as part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance, a multi-state, inter-institutional program comprised of several mid-West universities.  Students enroll at their home campuses and take the course with students from other participating universities.  Information on each student is entered into the GPIDEA database to create a course roster based on enrollments from all universities.

Before students can officially enroll in the course, Mizzou Online must receive a signed Student Acknowledgment form (permission form) in addition to the course enrollment form. Note: If you submitted this form in a previous semester you do not need to submit it again.

  • Click here to download the Student Acknowledgement form. Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader for this. It may be downloaded for free. Download Reader.
  • Print the form.
  • Sign the form. Your signature signifies your permission to share the above information with GPIDEA universities.
  • The form can be submitted via email or fax:

·          Email: SmarrJ@missouri.edu •           FAX: (573) 882-5071

Section Comments

Taught through Oklahoma State University

Section Attributes

Graded A-F basis only, Requires Consent, Mizzou Online Great Plains, Mizzou Online Semester Based

Obtaining Textbooks

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Technical Requirements

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Enrollment Closed!