In this course, students will take a comprehensive look at children's wellness in a child care setting addressing health, safety and nutrition. Strategies for maintaining a healthy and safe child care environment will be presented. Accessories, behaviours and conditions for safety risk in both indoor and outdoor environments will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on healthy nutrition and activity for children. Textbook required.
This course is designed to develop an understanding of various disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the educator’s role in planning for individual needs, while supporting the needs of the entire group in an inclusive environment. The focus is on using a team approach, with active family involvement to support the child with special needs in inclusive educational settings. NOTE: This course has mandatory group work.
Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Psychology course and Child and Adolescent Development course.
Software required: Word, PDF reader, speakers, and PowerPoint viewer.
Sexual violence is an ugly reality and a societal concern. This course will examine the many forms of sexual violence perpetrated by individuals. Students will study sexual violence in the context of male toward female, female toward male, as well as incest and child abuse in families. Reasons for sexually deviant behaviours (why individuals do what they do), and the latest approaches and strategies for treating both victims and perpetrators will be examined. Textbook Required
NOTE: This course has mandatory chats and mandatory group work. Textbook required.
NOTE: Acceptance into the Autism and Behavioural Science Graduate Certificate program is required prior to registering. Contact Louise Chatterton Luchuk at 613-544-5400 ext. 1093 for more information.