Global Educators Cohort Program - Teacher Education

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Name: Shelby Davis
Preferred Email Address: daviss74@msu.edu
Major: Psychology
Brief Explanation re:
  1. Why you are taking this course: I work in a foster care residential home and have a huge interest in working with these kids as my career. This class seemed very fitting with my experiences thus far. It is also a requirement for my major :)
  2. What you hope to gain from the course: A better understanding of child maltreatment because I am going into the social work field and working with abused and neglected children and also to work on my writing skills.

Note: This course will deal with difficult, often disturbing content. As a result, you are requested to carefully monitor your posts to the course wiki. DO NOT use the course wiki to disclose any knowledge you may have re. an incidence of abuse. Such disclosures should be made to your local Child Protective Services, or police department. If you would like to discuss a possible/actual incidence of child abuse, please call the ChildHelp Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD