NYU Steinhardt

Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification/School Violence/DASA: Social Responsibilities of Teachers

  • Course Number: TCHL-GE 2999
  • Hours: 15
  • Units: 0
  • Description: An introduction to the role & responsibilities of teachers, school administrators, speech pathologists & pupil personnel staff in the coordinated school health program. Includes strategies to prepare prospective educators for addressing mandated health subjects (e.g., recognition & prevention of substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, child abduction; child abuse recognition; safety education, & violence prevention, including fire & arson prevention). Meets NYS Education Department certification requirements for instruction in school violence prevention (2 hours) & identification & reporting of child abuse (2 hours). And fulfills the harassment, bullying, & discrimination prevention & intervention training required for certification/licensure under the Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act). Three of the required six instructional hours will be delivered through face to face instruction.
  • Old Course Number: E27.2999