Provides students with knowledge of early childhood
problems, including types and categories of the problems,
their causes, prevention and treatment methods. Emphasis
on common early childhood problems such as: coping in the
kindergarten setting, phobias, hyperactivity, aggression,
nail biting, bedwetting, soiling, shyness, isolation, stuttering,
etc. In addition, students will study the common criteria used in evaluating the density and severity of children's
problems. The course provides students with
communication skills necessary for obtaining parents'
cooperation in dealing with children's problems.