This course focuses on childhood risks such as poverty, family stress and dysfunction, social and emotional problems, and bullying, as well as how children cope with risk and demonstrate resilience. Students will learn about and visit a number of community programs in New Hampshire that support children and their families in times of stress. Site-visits will include introduction to a range of providers such as child advocates, counselors, social workers, juvenile detention workers, and teachers.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): FS 444A
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Social Science (Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Kendra Lewis