Consider the issues in your own community that present challenges for children and families. Poverty, access to health care, affordable housing, and access to multilingual resources are just a few examples of issues that affect children and families. As an early childhood professional, you have the responsibility to communicate and collaborate with agencies and government
Imagine a scenario in which you and a new partner are discussing testing for sexually transmitted infections. Devise a strategy for addressing this issue with your partner. Write out a role-play conversation with your partner using the effective communication strategies.
Read the article on sex education from National Public Radio. Were you encouraged to discuss issues of power in your own sex education? Do you agree or disagree with the interviewee’s perspective, and why? http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/05/17/407063066/sex-ed-works-better-when-it-addresses-power-in-relationships?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20150517&utm_campaign=npr_email_a_friend&utm_term=storyshare
How as human, we are all similar in some ways, but that there are also contextual factors that make each of us unique individuals. Describe characteristics that similar among all individuals in the same developmental stage. Also identify 2 contexts (e.g. family, socioeconomic, cultural) and evaluate how those contexts influenced our development in all 3