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Administrative Issues
ADMIN ISSUES
CLASS CODE: CHILD 440 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Fundamental principles for administration of service-delivery programs for children, youth and families. Covers staff and program administration, test/assessments/research, health/safety/nutrition.
DESCRIPTION: Fundamental principles for administration of service-delivery programs for children, youth and families. Covers staff and program administration, test/assessments/research, health/safety/nutrition.

TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: Each student will demonstrate:
Knowledge of historical, philosophical, and legal basis of services for young children
Knowledge of principles of staff selection, staff training, and staff evaluation
Knowledge of current issues/trends in the administration of service-delivery programs for children, youth and families
Knowledge of the role of parents in program administration
Knowledge of current service-delivery models and community service options for children, youth and families
Knowledge of legislation affecting children, families, and service-delivery programs
Knowledge of various assessment materials and activities, including family needs measures
Knowledge of health/safety standards and practices as components of service-delivery programs
Knowledge of current issues and practices related to the nutritional needs of children and youth
Knowledge of professional literature, organizations, and resources
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: ECSE 100, CHILD 310, CHILD 320, and CHILD 430; Junior or Senior Standing
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002