COLLEGE OF COUNSELING AND HEALTHCARE; COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CHILDREN AT RISK (CNH/EDN 251)

Prequisites: DSP 211 & 212
Credits: 11 - 12

A course designed for those who want to become advocates for children and work to see lasting change in their lives. The focus is on children who have been placed at risk because of factors such as war, disease, poverty, exploitation, abandonment, disability, and other forms of injustice. Students are given an overview of the needs of at risk children as well insight concerning child development. An emphasis is made on intervention and working towards advocacy for children. More specific instruction is provided on issues relating to street children, HIV/AIDS, sexual abuse, and attachment disorder, depending on the location of the school and the needs of children in that setting.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Credits Start End
CNH/EDN 251 JOCUM Recife 12 24 Apr 2017 16 Jul 2017