CD 73
Early Childhood Mental Health


Course Description

Examination of mental health milestones at each stage of a child's development. Overview of psychological theory in infant/early childhood mental health. Assessment and screening to identify early childhood mental health challenges. Implementation of mental health interventions and strategies. An exploration of how early experiences in the first five-years of life can impact the physical and psychological development and well-being of children throughout the lifespan. (This course meets National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standard 1: Promoting Child Development and Learning; Standard 3: Observing, Documenting and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families; National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Early Childhood/General Standards, 2nd Ed. Standard I: Understanding Young Children, Standard III: Assessment, Standard VI: Multiple Teaching Strategies for Meaningful Learning; and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education: Standard 2: Development and Characteristics of Learners, Standard 4 Instructional Strategies.) California Early Child Educators Competencies: Relationships, Interactions,and Guidance and Preschool Learning Foundations Vol 1- Child Development.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24893 CD 73 01Z ····F·· 03:30 PM-06:20 PM Jila Maleksalehi ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

C D -073.-01Z-: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.


Course Details

Units
3 Units
Hours
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Advisory
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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