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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

HDFS 301: The Hospitalized Child and Family

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General Information

Credits: 3


Examines the philosophy, purposes, and concepts of Child Life Specialists. Explores developmental and psychological needs of hospitalized children, their families, and those who provide services to children. Examines the impact of illness and illness-related stressors on the dynamics of the family and strategies for coping. Offered by School of Integrative Studies. Limited to three attempts. Equivalent to INTS 323.
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 200 or permission from instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)