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A Basic Study on a Management Plan for Family Education Professionals in Korea
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A Basic Study on a Management Plan for Family Education Professionals in Korea
Song, Hyun-Ae;
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 Abstract
Family education service for healthy families has increased steadily over the past ten years since the Healthy Family Act was enacted. The Purpose of this study aims to investigate the current state of family education professionals such as family life educators and healthy family specialists, and also suggest a management plan for them. The data used was collected from literature regarding family life educators and healthy family specialists, reports and home pages of Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Korean Institute for Healthy Family, Healthy Family Support Center in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do, Korean Association of Family Relations, etc. The major suggestions are as follows: 1) empowerment of family education professionals, 2) development of the workplace for family education professionals, 3) development and promotion of various education programs for families, 4) improvement of the capability of family education professionals response to a low fertility-ageing society, 5) collaborative networking between family life educators and healthy family specialists. This study contributes to provide insights on how to train and manage family education professionals.
 Keywords
family education professionals;family life educator;healthy family specialist;Healthy Family Support Center;
 Language
Korean
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