The Child in the Community

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Course No: 47.508; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course is designed to provide a perspective on the role of the community in the lives of children and adolescents, and the influences of youth on the dynamics of the community. The changing developmental needs of children and adolescents will be explored in the context of interrelated community social institutions including family, school and employment settings, child welfare, and law enforcement. Topics discussed will include socialization, education, socioeconomic status, childcare and safety. Prerequisite: undergraduate coursework in developmental psychology, or 47.501

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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