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Spring 2019 Course Information
Crises Across the Lifespan

Course Description
This course provides students with resources related to managing stress and coping with crises across the lifespan to use in their own lives and the lives of families they serve. Students learn about the biopsychosocial nature of stress; methods of coping with stress, anxiety, and conflict; and models of effective family functioning in the presence of stress and crises.
Contacts
Instructor

Carolyn Henry
Office: 405-744-5057
carolyn.henry@okstate.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Families and Change: Coping with Stressful Events and Tnasitions
C. Price, K Bush, S Price
Edition: 5th Edition (2016)
ISBN: 978-1483366753
Publisher: Sage Publications

Individual and Family Stress Crises
Janice Gauthier Weber
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 978-1412936910
Publisher: Sage Publications


Course Access
 
The OSU campus coordinator, Elizabeth Whitfield, will contact students approximately three weeks prior to the beginning of a semester with preliminary information, and again one week prior to the beginning of the semester with login name and password. OSU's online courses are facilitated by Brightspace.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Jacy Phillips, Early Care for a Mobile Society Graduate