This online course provides an opportunity for students to gain exposure to the world of pediatric medical diagnoses and use that knowledge to support a child’s transition between the hospital and the classroom and community settings. Students examine the school reentry process for pediatric patients, the role of school counselors, and the impact of the return of the student patient on the teachers. They also analyze laws and policies protecting the affected children, while exploring problems associated with facilitating successful school reentry programs.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Examine laws and policies protecting a pediatric patient's reentry into school
- Summarize a child's health status to determine kinds of support needed for reentry
- Develop a school/community reentry plan to help the child maintain positive school experiences
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Child Life (ONLINE) : Electives (16 units)