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380.625.01 ATTITUDES, PROGRAMS, AND POLICIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Examines conceptual and epidemiological issues related to chronic illnesses and disabling conditions of childhood, including social and personal attitudes; epidemiology of serious health conditions; chronic illness or disability in the context of child and family development; implementing and evaluating community based programs; and the structure, function, administration, and management of major US governmental programs that serve children with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
discuss conceptual and epidemiological issues related to chronic illnesses and disabling conditions of childhood, including social and personal attitudes
consider chronic illness in the context of child and family development
describe the major US governmental programs which serve children with disabilities and chronic illnesses

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on active class participation in seminar format and two written assignments.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
  • Thursday 1:30 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail