Death, Divorce, and Difficult Times   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum

ECE 653 - Death, Divorce, and Difficult Times

3 Unit(s)
This course will explore impact of death and divorce in the life of a young child. It will include an understanding of the grieving process. Students will learn about early childhood attachment theories of John Bowlby, Mary Ainsworth and Harry Harlow. Students will examine the emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and physical reactions that children can have. They will look at the ways that inter-parental conflict can affect young children. They will also look at current research into this topic. Students will also examine the interventions that are available that benefit children of divorce or separation.