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Course Information

All Grade 11 courses

Raising Healthy Children - HPC3O

ILC Course Code: HPC3O-B

Grade 11, Open, 1.0 credit

Course Description

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

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.