CD 73
Early Childhood Mental Health

Course Description

Examination of mental health milestones at each stage of a child's development. Overview of psychological theory in infant/early childhood mental health. Assessment and screening to identify early childhood mental health challenges. Implementation of mental health interventions and strategies. An exploration of how early experiences in the first five-years of life can impact the physical and psychological development and well-being of children throughout the lifespan. (This course meets National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standard 1: Promoting Child Development and Learning; Standard 3: Observing, Documenting and Assessing to Support Young Children and Families; National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Early Childhood/General Standards, 2nd Ed. Standard I: Understanding Young Children, Standard III: Assessment, Standard VI: Multiple Teaching Strategies for Meaningful Learning; and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Special Education: Standard 2: Development and Characteristics of Learners, Standard 4 Instructional Strategies.) California Early Child Educators Competencies: Relationships, Interactions,and Guidance and Preschool Learning Foundations Vol 1- Child Development.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24893 CD 73 61 ·T····· 06:30 PM-09:20 PM Rachel Talamantez G10

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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