EDEC 203 EDEC 203 Fieldwork in Early Childhood & Infant/Toddler Mental Health III

Structured and supervised second-level observations and onsite experiences, including course embedded field assignments, in infant/toddler and preschool children’s program settings to gain real life experience and knowledge to meet CT ECTC and Infant/Toddler Mental Health competencies. Field placements provide candidates with access to both infant/toddler and preschool children, and families in classrooms and community-based agencies. The program coordinator is in charge of field placement in collaboration with school and community partners. A combined total of 60 fieldwork hours in this course, and other courses with field assignments taken within the same semester, is required. 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 fieldwork requirements in order to pass the course.  In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class.  Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees.  CCSU is not responsible for district policies. 

Credits

1

Prerequisite

EDEC 104 or by permission of program coordinator

General Education

Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall and Spring