CYW206 - Adolescent Development in the Lifespan

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Subject Title
Adolescent Development in the Lifespan

Subject Description
The subject introduces the student to the theoretical frameworks of child and adolescent development that will be instrumental in informing the knowledge base of his\her practice. The student will become conscious of the myriad of factors - physiological, cognitive, emotional, social, cultural and subjective ? that affect child and adolescent development throughout the lifespan.

Credit Status
one credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe several contemporary theoretical frameworks in
child and adolescent development from a life span
perspective relevant to the profession
2. Demonstrate an introductory understanding of research in
the field of child and adolescent development from a
critical thinking method
3. Analyze underlying structures affecting child and
adolescent development
4. Identify controversies in child and adolescent
developmental theories to improve practice
5. Apply one or more of the theoretical framework(s) to the
students? own life stages and experiences

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