Aug 09, 2022  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECHS 2000 - Guidance & Behavior

Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: ENGL 1190  or ENGL 1220 ECHS 1250  and ECHS 1710  all with grade C or better

This course provides an introduction to recognizing, addressing, and preventing challenging and disruptive behaviors, with an overview of social emotional milestones, observation and documentation, factors that influence behavior, appropriate guidance techniques and prevention strategies.  Students will learn that behaviors communicate a message, and that relationship building and evidence-based guidance techniques foster mental health and well-being which results in social competence and adaptive outcomes.  This course is designed to serve early educators, paraeducation professionals and elementary teachers working with children ages zero to eight years old.  Students will complete 10 hours of observation.

Contact Hours: 3

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