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CHFD415 - Children and Stress

Course Details

Course Code: CHFD415 Course ID: 3604 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines historical and current research related to, and practical applications for managing and reducing, childhood stress within home, school and community environments. The effects of separation, divorce, violence, crises and trauma both within and external to the home, and events impacting local and extended communities will be addressed with a prevention and intervention focus.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Welcome to Children and Stress.

After you have completed this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define child trauma stress
  2. Describe the prevalence of childhood trauma.
  3. Compare and contrast the causes and effects of multiple types of childhood trauma
  4. Create a collection of scientifically valid resources on childhood stress
  5. Evaluate the impact of child stress on families
  6. Evaluate the scientific validity of several popular trauma interventions
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.75 %
Week 2 Forum 3.75 %
Week 3 Forum 3.75 %
Week 4 Forum 3.75 %
Week 5 Forum 3.75 %
Week 6 Forum 3.75 %
Week 7 Forum 3.75 %
Week 8 Forum 3.75 %
Assignments 70.00 %
Week 2 assignment: Kinds of trauma I 23.33 %
Week 5 assignment : Kinds of trauma II 23.33 %
Week 7 Assignment: Trauma within the United States 23.33 %

Required textbooks:

  • Green, B, et al. (2003). Trauma Interventions in War and Peace. New York: Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers.
    • Available in the class as an e-book
  • Various articles are embedded within the Lessons

Book Title:Trauma Interventions in War and Peace-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780306477249
Author:Various
Unit Cost:$184.94
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.