Nov 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 546 - Human Development and Wellness in Diverse Classrooms


(Same as EDUC 446 .) Prerequisite, admitted to teacher credential program. This course provides teachers with a basic understanding of their role in promoting emotional, physical, and mental health and wellness within their classroom communities. Topics that will be examined include child and adolescent development, typical versus atypical behaviors, learning theory, promoting students’ self-esteem and positive outlook, identifying and preventing risk behaviors/conditions (including bullying, suicide, eating disorders, chronic and communicable disease, dating violence, parental abuse/neglect, and illegal/improper drug use), and building a healthy and sustainable classroom culture and community. The course also examines the California Education Codes regarding parents’ rights in the areas of sexuality education, laws regarding child abuse reporting and legal responsibilities regarding student safety. EDUC 546 does not include CPR training. (Offered every semester.) 3 credits