Aug 18, 2022  
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECED 350 - Early Childhood Health, Safety and Nutrition

To ensure that the early childhood educator understands and appreciates the developmental needs of young children in the preparation of a safe, culturally component environment, lesson plans based on best practices, and holistic learning experiences in the areas of health, safety and nutrition. Major emphasis will be given to positive, evidence-based health, safety, and nutrition practices that contribute to the wellness of children, from birth to age six. Special emphasis will be given to learning environments which promote cultural competence and partnerships with families. The importance of recognizing symptoms and reporting procedures for child abuse will be emphasized.

Credits: 3