Parent Incarceration and Its Impact   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

ECE 655 - Parent Incarceration and Its Impact

3 Credit(s)
This course will prepare students to understand and implement developmentally appropriate teaching techniques to help children whose parent(s) may be incarcerated. Students will learn about the effects of the arrest and incarceration of a parent on a child. The student will understand the effects of the separation of the child from the parent both in the short or long term. Topics in this course will include the effects of incarceration on infants and young children (0-5). Students will examine the impact that custodial care has on young children. They will also examine the role that gender plays in a parent's incarceration, and understand the different impact that it has on young girls and boys.