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CHLD 202: Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

This course provides an overview of the health, safety and nutritional needs of young children and early childhood practices to ensure the health and well-being of each child in a group setting. Content includes roles and responsibilities of adults in meeting children's diverse needs, the promotion of healthy life style practices, understanding common childhood illnesses and injuries, meeting health, nutrition and safety standards, and planning nutritious meals appropriate for each child.

CHLD 202 Syllabus** (PDF format, 220 KB, 5 pages)



Various resources used within the course or assigned activities.

Content Questions** (PDF format, 162 KB, 6 pages)

Compilation of questions pertaining to textbook and additional course readings. Questions are arranged sequentially by textbook chapter.

Discussion Questions** (PDF format, 159 KB, 4 pages)

Potential topics for discussion in an online discussion board or during classroom instruction.

Readings and Resources** (PDF format, 172 KB, 4 pages)

Current, evidence-based resources aligned with OSEP-mandated objectives based on knowledge, skills, and dispositions early childhood practitioners need to acquire to support the learning and development of children and families within inclusive settings.

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