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Child Health and Safety

Credit(s): 3

This course introduces the student to essentials in creating a safe and healthy environment for young children, birth to age eight, both typically and atypically developing. Students will explore both the indoor and outdoor environment of group settings from infancy through the early elementary years. Topics of study include how to promote health and nutrition in the classroom, prevent illnesses and reduce injuries, and create mentally healthy environments. Lecture: 3 hours per week