In this course early education and care students will explore ethics and responsibilities inherent in the roles of working with families, young children, and youth. Everyday encounters may present difficult situations in which the `right thing' is not always clear. Diverse perspectives will be identified to develop and understanding of ethical concepts and safeguards. Ethical codes of conduct will be applied to cases studies to develop a thoughtful process to resolve ethical or legal conflicts, especially in working with diverse populations. Students will reflect on ethical responsibilities to children, families, communities, peers and profession. 10 hours of clinical experience.Prerequisite(s): ECHD 201 and ECHD 211 or PSYCH 241, or Corequisite: ECHD 201 and ECHD 211 or PSYCH 241.
Responsibility and Ethics in Early Education and Care
Early Childhood Education
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018