Course description

This course will advance concepts related to protecting children in early learning. The Apprentice will describe legislative procedures, guidelines and best practices in relation to understanding and responding to child abuse and neglect. In addition, they will examine risk factors and will identify strategies for preventing and protecting children at risk.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: ECE1555
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery