Child and Family Services

CCD 140

Emotional Impairment

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with concepts and materials related to the education of children with emotional impairments. The major theories related to causes and treatment of emotional and behavior problems will be covered.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)


(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Appraise the major causes of emotional impairments.
  • Summarize the major categories of emotional impairments.
  • Explain the major theories of child psychopathology.
  • Discriminate between emotional health and emotional impairment issues in children.
  • Summarize intervention techniques for children with emotional impairments.
  • Outline treatment options for children with behavioral problems.
  • Prescribe appropriate materials to use with children with emotional impairments.
  • Verify appropriate behavior management strategies in educational settings for children with emotional impairments.
  • Explain the Child Protection Law as related to mandated reporters.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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