Jan 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CDV 332 Women’s and Children’s Health and Development


This course is an overview of women and children’s health focusing on the particular needs of women and children living in limited income regions of the world. The course is designed to highlight the vulnerability of women and children in environments of poverty, injustice, and conflict, and enable students to frame biblical responses that address these issues with compassion and conviction based on a basic knowledge and understanding. Relating to women, the course addresses gender, marriage, single parenting, reproductive health, and traditional practices affecting women and their physical and emotional health. Justice issues of gender violence, sex trafficking, trauma (including physical, emotional, and post-conflict trauma), and the gender-specific effects of HIV are explored. The overview in children’s health will provide exposure to cross-cultural understanding of child development, nutrition, neonatal risks and care, child survival issues for children under five years of age, orphans, vulnerable children, and children with HIV, child protection issues, adolescence and sex, children, trauma and war, and children in urban settings.  2 hour(s).



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