BS Degree in Early Childhood Education {23-24} - Behavior, Trauma, and Mental Health in the Classroom

Course Code
STL 482  Credits
Title Behavior, Trauma, and Mental Health in the Classroom 
Prerequisite STL 325 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description This course will focus on developing an understanding of trauma in children as well as other childhood experiences manifesting in challenging school behaviors. The course will also provide teacher candidates with strategies to address challenging behaviors, trauma, and mental health in school-age children and youth. Candidates will be challenged to reflect on their own biases and interpretation of behavior and will develop a plan for their own self-care for continuing professional growth.