SRJC Course Outlines

6/23/2024 4:47:28 AMCHLD 90.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 90.1Title:  CHLD FAMILY COMMUN RELAT  
Full Title:  Child, Family, Community Interrelationships
Last Reviewed:2/10/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHILD 90.1

Catalog Description:
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This course explores the diversity of family systems, sociocultural factors affecting the child's development and the socializing influences of community. This course meets the educational requirements for the Child Development Permit issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and child care licensing requirements.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for English 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course explores the diversity of family systems, sociocultural factors affecting the child's development and the socializing influences of community.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for English 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Spring 1982
Social and Behavioral Sciences
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 ELifelong Learning and Self DevelopmentSpring 1992
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1982Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: CDEV 110 Child Family and Community SRJC Equivalent Course(s): CHLD90.1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1.  Describe and evaluate the developmental effects of socializing
   experiences, interactions and environments using an ecological systems
2.  Demonstrate understanding of the emotional, social, and moral
   development including the emergence of identity and self-esteem with
   emphasis on the attachment/separation cycle.
3.  Describe the diversity in family interactional patterns and structures
   as they relate to the socialization of children.
4.  Recognize characteristics of stress and examine the consequences of
   stress in families.
5.  Evaluate the role of cultural values, attitudes and morals in the
   process of socialization.
6.  Examine conflict management and problem solving strategies for
   children and families.
7.  Analyze the socializing influences of school, childcare, peers and
   media on children.
8.  Identify a variety of community services needed by families, including
   health, social services, mental health, developmental and family
   support services.
9.  Develop an awareness of professional issues and the need for
   incorporating professional ethics in educational and caregiving
10. Identify characteristics of child abuse, the procedures for child
   abuse reporting, and the responsibility for actions as
   mandated by law.

Topics and Scope
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I.    The Process of Socialization
     A.  Aims and Methods of Socialization
     B.  Ecological Systems Model
II.   The Child
     A.  Developmental Stages of Socialization
         1.  Attachment
         2.  Autonomy
         3.  Initiative
     B.  Self-Esteem
     C.  Guidance and Discipline
III.  The Family
     A.  Function and Structure
     B.  Parenting Patterns
     C.  Stress
     D.  Problem Solving and Conflict Management
IV.   Culture
     A.  Cultural Patterns
     B.  Goals, Values, and Morals
V.    Community
     A.  Agents of Socialization
         1.  Childcare
         2.  School
         3.  Peers
         4.  Media
     B.  Community Resources and Services
VI.   Advocacy for Families and Children
     A.  Professional Ethics and Issues
     B.  Child Abuse

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Assignments may include:
1.  Weekly reading assignments from the text or handouts of approximately
   20 pages per week.
2.  Essays of 500-700 words that require the student to apply
   concepts and content from reading and class.
3.  Journal assignments reflecting personal response to material presented
   in class and reading.
4.  In-depth study analyzing the socializing influences within family
   systems and structures.
5.  Class presentations to explore community resources and agents that
   support families.
6.  Participation in discussion and written response activities in class.
7.  Essay exams or quizzes.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Essays, journals and in-depth study
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Participation in class activity and presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Essay exams and quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Class particpation and attendance

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Prentice Hall Publisher, 4th ed., 2006.

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