Raising Healthy Children - HPC3O
ILC Course Code: HPC3O-B
Grade 11, Open, 1.0 credit
This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, you will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. You will develop your research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.
Online submission of course work is required for this course using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.
Unit 1: Preparing for parenthood
Lesson 1: Preparing for parenting
Lesson 2: Importance of relationships
Unit 2: Families
Lesson 3: What is family?
Lesson 4: Child rearing: Past and present
Lesson 5: Could you be a single parent?
Unit 3: Parenting: Infants
Lesson 6: Pregnancy and birth
Lesson 7: Bringing the baby home
Lesson 8: Human growth and development
Unit 4: Parenting: Young children
Lesson 9: Caring for young children
Lesson 10: Nutrition for young children
Unit 5: Universal parenting concerns
Lesson 11: Communicating with children
Lesson 12: Parenting styles
Lesson 13: Discipline
Lesson 14: Childhood socialization
Lesson 15: Teaching literacy
Unit 6: Challenges for families
Lesson 16: Challenges of parenting
Lesson 17: Raising a child with special needs
Unit 7: Social and legal aspects of parenting
Lesson 18: Child abuse and neglect
Lesson 19: Society's role in family life
Lesson 20: Living and working with children
This is the English version of the course.
This course is not currently available in French. Please check back often for new course releases.