Course Details

CHIL 188 Child Abuse

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Grade Only

Description: This course examines the causes and effects of child abuse and neglect on the developing child. It 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. This course emphasizes the skills needed for conflict resolution and explores the environmental set-up and curriculum that promotes peaceful, cooperative and nonviolent play and interactions. Information about the history, current legislation, reporting responsibilities, and identification of abuse is also given.