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ECE 4: The Young Child in the Family and Community | ECED.X304

ECE 4: The Young Child in the Family and Community | ECED.X304


This course focuses on the dynamics between the young child and his or her family, school and community, including various cultural and social influences. Participants explore ways to develop communication skills between young children and peer groups, parents and teachers. Community resources and social services, including healthcare, welfare and counseling, are reviewed.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Identify ways to support families around issues of attachment and trust
  • Describe social influence on children and families
  • Identify strategies to understand families’ goals values and culture
  • Identify strategies for supporting families through community resources and networks
  • Explain RERUN procedures for problem solving.
  • Explain how social policy issues affect children and how to advocate for children

Topics Include

  • Early care and education programs as community resources
  • Supporting families through community resources and network
  • Supporting families around issues of attachment and trust
  • Societal influences on children and families

Working knowledge of:

  • Google Workspace or Microsoft Office to submit assignments
  • Canvas navigation links, modules, and using the inbox to communicate with the instructor

Additional Information


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