NB Language spoken in course is English
This course builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the following Bachelor courses: Inleiding Pedagogische en Onderwijswetenschappen 1A, Inleiding Pedagogische en Onderwijswetenschappen 1B, Neurobiologische Achtergronden van Opvoeding en Ontwikkeling and Gezinspedagogiek.
Child abuse and neglect (CAN) is a pervasive but deviant type of child-rearing with potential negative consequences for children’s socio-emotional and cognitive development, and their physiological stress regulation. This course will focus on the predictors and sequelae of CAN on all levels of development, with a special focus on the neurobiological aspects of CAN. Animal models of CAN will be discussed to better understand these neurobiological aspects. Consequences of CAN may differ for individual children. Therefore, the course also focuses on factors that may explain these differential effects. This course will also discuss the effects of structural neglect, such as seen in institution-reared children. Finally, types and implementation of interventions aimed at reducing and preventing (the effects of) CAN will be discussed.
Gaining knowledge about recent studies on (neurobiological) aspects of CAN.
Reading and critically evaluating scientific literature (written assignments and presentations in groups).
Achievement levels 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19.
Mode of instruction
Lectures and seminars.
During this course Blackboard will be used.
Scientific papers, to be announced during the course.
Please note that separate uSis registration is mandatory for lectures, seminars, exam and re-exam.
Registration for the lectures of the course is possible as of two months through one week before the first lecture at the latest;
Registration for the seminars of the course is possible as of two months through one week before the first lecture at the latest;
Registration for the exam is possible as of two months through one week before the exam at the latest;
Registration for the re-exam is possible as of two months through one week before the re-exam at the latest.
Students who don’t register cannot attend classes or take the (re)exam.
Co-ordinator: Lenneke Alink
If you have any questions please make an appointment by e-mail.