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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 242
The Hospitalized Child

This course considers special problems arising through hospitalization of children from infancy through adolescence. It focuses on the psychological and social issues associated with illness and other traumatic life experiences in childhood. Developmental perspective used in this course has applicability for understanding children's responses to other critical experiences. The course is designed for, but not limited to, students interested in a career as child life specialists. The topics covered also prepare students for careers in education and mental health professions.

Course Credit:

Korie Leigh

Open to graduate students only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17