EDEC 205 Child, Family, and the Community II

Builds on candidate learning from EDEC 202-Child, Family, and Community I. Emphasis on the influences, issues and concerns related to contemporary family living and cultural patterns on the child, family/community relationships. Candidates are immersed in the critical roles of families in the development of young children especially infant/toddler’s and young children’s social, developmental, and mental health. Candidates investigate the efficacy of community resources and services that support and strengthen families. A combined total of 60 fieldwork hours in EDEC 204, EDEC 205, EDT 201 and EDEC 206. Fieldwork placement will be scheduled twice a week (Monday through Friday), 8:00AM-12:00PM, in a preschool and/or infant/toddler setting. NOTE: Candidate must pass the field experience requirements in order to pass the course.  CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

EDEC 201, SPED 301, EDEC 202, and EDEC 203. Candidates must have completed IT Module 2. Taken concurrently with EDEC 204, EDT 201 and EDEC 206.

General Education

Offered

  • Fall and Spring