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EDMT6502 - Early Intervention in Early Childhood
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 4 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.083333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 48 credit points of Early Childhood Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Cathy Little

Classes: 1x 2-hr seminar/wk for 9 wks, 6 hrs field placement

Assessment: 20 min in-class presentation (30%) and 1500wd critique (40%) and 1200wd situational analysis (30%)

The focus of the unit is on the principles of inclusion, constructed views of normality, individual differences, identification and assessment of babies' and young children's development, and support for children and families. Transitions across multiple contexts over the time young children are in early childhood services will also be addressed. The unit looks at children in the contexts of their families, and offers ways to empower and support families as they make decisions about their children's development and education. Includes six hours field placement in an early intervention setting.
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