SWK 209: Perspectives in Early Childhood Disabilities

Discipline: Social Work

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None. Examination of early childhood disabilities from a strengths based perspective which states that all individuals are seen in regards to strengths. Students will study specific disabilities and know causes; prenatal and post-natal. Service delivery focuses on systems theory which addresses the child with his/her environment. The primary age group discussed is infants and children ages 0-4 with disabilities and their families. Students will develop the understanding of working with interdisciplinary teams. (Offered every spring semester.) (3)

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