About The Course
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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.

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Course Description

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.

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Course Learning Objectives

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

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Course Time

Tue Thu   1:30 PM to 3:20 PM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

Graduate and undergraduate public health students

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on active class participation in seminar format and two written assignments.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Cynthia Minkovitz
E-mail: cminkovi@jhsph.edu

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