EARL217 Child, Family and Community

Students learn the role of families, communities, and culture in the development of children from 0 to age 9 in the context of CLAD (Cultural, Language and Ability Diversity). They examine theories of family systems and children's social emotional development. Students study cultural competence and inclusive practices to build relationships with families and other professionals. They use evidence based practices to collaborate with and advocate for all children and families. Includes the development of professional competencies related to teaching English Language Learners (ELL). Child Abuse Registry, Criminal Background Check, and FBI clearances are required. Completed coursework in Observation and Assessment (EARL107) will support student success in this course. Prereq. - EARL106. Also available through Online Learning.


3 credits



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