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Course name: Child Development and Gerontology Course code: (TOJ4C)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
TOJ4C Child Development and Gerontology Grade 12 online course
Course description: In this course, you will examine the stages of child development and the aging process. You will study the processes of disease and factors contributing to health and well-being in early and later life, and will develop skills required to meet the needs of children and older adults (care skills). You will also learn about legislation governing the care of children and older adults; evaluate social and recreational activities, programs, and services for improving quality of life; and develop an awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and social issues, and career opportunities related to child care and gerontology.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: College Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: None
Course description: In this course, you will examine the stages of child development and the aging process. You will study the processes of disease and factors contributing to health and well-being in early and later life, and will develop skills required to meet the needs of children and older adults (care skills). You will also learn about legislation governing the care of children and older adults; evaluate social and recreational activities, programs, and services for improving quality of life; and develop an awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and social issues, and career opportunities related to child care and gerontology.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Child development theories

1.2   Child safety is in your hands

1.3   Healthy children facing extinction?

1.4   Community health programs

1.5   Child abuse

5 Lessons

2.1   You are what you eat

2.2   Play and its effects on children

2.3   Taking care of a child

2.4   Getting moving: Fitness and accessibility

2.5   Becoming certified to work with children

5 Lessons

3.1   Facts and myths about aging

3.2   Death and dying

3.3   Healthy aging

3.4   Programs, services, and products

3.5   Elder abuse

5 Lessons

4.1   Healthy food for seniors

4.2   The art of communication

4.3   Demonstrating skills and care

4.4   Planning and communicating

4.5   Products and careers to amaze you!