CDEV 100 Violence and Its Impact on Children and Their Families (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An exploration of violence and its impact on the physical and psychological well-being of children, families, early childhood teachers, and others. Emphasis is on early relationships and how they affect a child's worldview, plus practitioner self-care and multi-cultural awareness.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Explain the theory of attachment and the crucial role it plays in a child's physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development.
- Outcome 2: Describe the effects of trauma in the lives of children and explain what triggers trauma in children.
- Outcome 3: Describe the effects of violence and trauma on the brain and how they affect behavior.
- Outcome 4: Discuss multi-cultural awareness and differing cultural perspectives on violence that influences children and their families.
- Outcome 5: Recognize signs of violence affecting children's behavior and methods for dealing with difficult behavior.
- Outcome 6: Evaluate available violence prevention and intervention community resources for children and their families.