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Sinclair College

EDU 2101 Introduction to Early Childhood Trauma

This course is an introductory course that looks at the effects of trauma on the brain, learning, and social and emotional intelligence.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of adverse and protective childhood experiences and describe the impact on individuals, families, schools and the community.
  • Examine and describe the correlations between early childhood trauma and theory, and identify pro-social teaching strategies to support children with adverse childhood experiences.
  • Describe the characteristics of social emotional development across the developmental continuum birth through fifth grade.
  • Identify current trends and issues related to trauma for families and communities and describe the impact this has on the field of early childhood education birth through fifth grade.
  • Articulate an understanding of the impact of early childhood trauma on the brain, learning outcomes, emotional intelligence, our community and society as a whole.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3