|ECAS 5002: Strategies for Inclusive Planning|
|ECAS 5003: Field Practice 1|
|ECAS 5004: Responsive Relationships|
|ECAS 5005: Authentic Inquiry and Assessment|
|ECAS 5008: Introduction to Reflective Practice|
|ECAS 5016: Foundations of Inclusion|
|ECAS 5500: Community Collaboration and Advocacy|
|ECAS 5501: Case Coordination and Service Navigation|
|ECAS 5502: Evidence-Informed Practice|
|ECAS 5503: Approaches to Intervention|
|ECAS 5507: Bridging to Professional Practice|
|ECAS 5509: Field Practice 2|
Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Engage in reflective practice to analyze personal biases, strengths, perspecitves, and values in support of meaningful professional practive and personal growth
Adhere to and uphold legal and ethical standards within professional scopes of person-centered practice
Collaborate with a diverse community of individuals, families, and professionals using a variety of communication techniques to provide responsive and meaningful services
Implement approaches and/or strategies for responsive inclusive planning with families and individuals with diverse abilities
Communicate clearly, concisely and accurately in written, spoken, and visual forms to support navigation and continuity of service for individuals/children/families/communities
Engage in authentic assessment by differentiating, selecting, and implementing appropriate observation methods and screening/assessment tools
Analyze research in daily practice in the field of special needs for the purpose of knowledge translation with individuals/children/families and various service partners.
Conduct qualitative research to contribute to current and emerging practices specific to the field of inclusion
Establish and maintain responsive relationships with child/family/individual/community to ensure a continuum of service
Consider historical, current, and emerging theories and practices to inform responsive inclusive practices
Placements are pre-arranged by Humber at host agencies on behalf of the student. Various field placement opportunities are offered each semester and in some instances full academic year placements are available to students. Both arrangements make up approximately 380 hours over the duration of the program. Experiences may include a combination of direct and indirect roles working with individuals with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities, within community-based and government services; and agencies such as treatment centres, mental health agencies, child care centres, community living associations, elementary and high schools, colleges, and multi-service agencies.
You have interest in working with children and young adults with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities and are passionate about making a difference. You understand the importance of maintaining a high level of professionalism, time management and organization and your philosophy supports inclusive practice.
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The Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness has the benefit of an on-site childcare centre which functions as a laboratory school for our Early Childhood Education programs; staff includes a team of seven Resource Consultants. Students in our programs have access to the Carol Reid ECE Resource Centre, which is stocked with educational materials, including adaptive materials to be used for field placement experiences. Students also have access to specialized workshops and interactive training sessions held in our Carol Reid ECE Lab.
Our industry partners include specialized programs for individuals with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities and their families in both community-based and government services and agencies throughout the Greater Toronto area.
Graduates gain specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter employment ready to collaboratively support children and adults with diverse abilities/special needs/disabilities. They act on an inclusive philosophy to ensure children and adults with physical, intellectual, social, and emotional challenges benefit from full participation in daily life activities. Resource professionals build responsive relationships and work with service partners to navigate systems and seamlessly connect individuals and families to support services. Our graduates find employment in roles such as:
Outdoor Play in the Context of COVID-19
Fri, July 31, 2020
Go on, go play outside! A statement to consider during COVID-19 pandemic times and beyond. Thank you to the contributors and their passion.
Who is John the Snail? Parent Perspectives on Children's Engagement
Thu, July 30, 2020
Thank you to Louise Zimanyi and Olga Rossovska, Professors of Early Childhood Education at Humber College for this blog post at Outdoor Play Canada.
I Speak Frog
Wed, July 29, 2020
"I Speak Frog: Storying Seasonal Narratives of Children’s Common Worlds" is a peer-reviewed article that explores children-climate relations.
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Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness News
Apply for Winter Semester Scholarships
Mon, February 01, 2021
Scholarships have launched for the winter semester. Full-time students can now start applying for application-based scholarships.
The Tzu Chi TCM Clinic is open for business
Thu, January 21, 2021
The Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic is open for business and TCM program students are seeing patients Monday through Friday.
Senior Dean Jason Powell Welcomes New Students to Fall 2020 Academic Semester
Mon, August 31, 2020
Senior Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness, Dr. Jason Powell Welcomes New Students to Fall 2020 Academic Semester.
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