010050 Student Welfare: Implications for Teaching and Learning6cp; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
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Living in contemporary society presents many challenges affecting students' readiness to learn and engage with others. This subject describes and analyses some welfare issues currently dealt with in the primary school context. Issues addressed include children's rights, youth suicide, grief, drug and alcohol problems, domestic violence, child abuse, bullying, adoption, and eating disorders. An important aim is to assist future teachers to follow referral procedure, identify appropriate resources and use strategies for coping with these situations when they arise. Presentation of this subject involves visiting experts in their field. It does not have a counselling function.
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