Course Details

CHIL 188 Violence in the Lives of Children and Families

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: This course examines the causes and effects of violence in the lives of children and families. Emphasis is placed on the skills needed for conflict resolution and on the environmental set-ups and curricula that promote peaceful, cooperative and nonviolent play and interactions. Information about the history, current legislation, reporting responsibilities, and identification of abuse is also given. This course is designed for parents, teachers, nurses, and other child care professionals to learn strategies for understanding and responding to the various forms of stress and violence that affect children today.