Offers a collection of innovative ideas and resources for educators who wish to enhance the international content of their human development and family science curriculum. Contributors share their experiences of transforming department commitments, modifying existing and/or creating new courses, developing stimulating exercises and projects, capitalising on existing faculty development programmes to enhance educators' own international understanding, partnering with universities overseas, and utilising existing institutional structures to incorporate international study-abroad opportunities and internships for students. The book presents teaching tools and techniques, specific resources, and theoretical models for use in family studies, human development, and social science programmes. "International Family Studies" promotes cross-cultural competence and global understanding - essential ingredients for the success of future family professionals. The book is devoted to fostering knowledge and skills critical for breaking down barriers, and expanding cultural knowledge in an effort to better prepare students to work with ethnically and culturally diverse families. "International Family Studies" is an essential resource for educators training the next generation of family professionals.