Masters Course: EDUC 512 - Wellness: Research, Practices and Policies for Teachers and Students

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  • Tuition of $1,650.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Summer 2- May 16 - June 29, 2022, In-person meeting dates- 6/4, 6/18, 6/27, 6/28 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • Professors: Jessie McFarland and Chris Engler
  • Location: Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA

There is a growing body of research noting the correlation between academic success and the emotional/physical health of students. Given the growing importance of attending to the whole child, this course has been developed to increase K-12 educators’ knowledge of health and wellness practices and research. The course will ask participants to assess their own beliefs and practices in health and wellness and will encourage a self-change model. The course is based on two theoretical structures: one being that wellness is composed of physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health. The second structure is Erickson’s stages of development and their usage in directing our choices for growth throughout our lives.