Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for ATTITUDES, PROGRAMS, AND POLICIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS (380.625.01), a course offered by the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Examines conceptual and epidemiological issues related to chronic illnesses and disabling conditions of childhood, including social and personal attitudes; epidemiology of serious health conditions; chronic illness or disability in the context of child and family development; implementing and evaluating community based programs; and the structure, function, administration, and management of major US governmental programs that serve children with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- discuss conceptual and epidemiological issues related to chronic illnesses and disabling conditions of childhood, including social and personal attitudes
- consider chronic illness in the context of child and family development
- describe the major US governmental programs which serve children with disabilities and chronic illnesses
Tue Thu 1:30 PM to 3:20 PM
Graduate and undergraduate public health students
Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on active class participation in seminar format and two written assignments.
Grading Restrictions: Letter grade