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Keeping Children Healthy: Safety, Nutrition, and Environment

Young children’s health can be measured by their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development. This development is affected by environmental conditions and nutrition. With a focus on the caregiver’s role in optimizing children’s well-being, this course emphasizes preventing injury and illness and incorporating specific healthful practices into daily routines. Survey hazards that children face and learn how to eliminate them, examine nutrition guidelines, discuss ways to encourage good eating habits and fitness, and design a teaching project. Also, explore environmental risks, the influence of media, and current issues in the field of children’s health.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Teaching methods that encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • Experience surveying hazards that children face

1 section

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jul 28 - Aug 11
    • Day

      Saturday
    • Time

      10:00AM-3:20PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      3
    • Location

      Washington Square