SSW206 - Resiliency through the Life Span

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Subject Title
Resiliency through the Life Span

Subject Description
This subject introduces the student to models of human developmental psychology that will be instrumental in informing the knowledge base of their social service practice. Students will become aware of the myriad of factors - physiological, cognitive, emotional, social, cultural, and subjective - affecting human development throughout the lifespan

Credit Status
One credit in the Social Service Worker Program

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

To demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of research approaches and theoretical approaches in human development psychology.
To demonstrate comprehension of the physiological, cognitive, intellectual, social and personality "states" ascribed to various life stages.
To demonstrate comprehension of feminist and cultural critique of lifespan psychology.
To comprehend the importance of socio-historical, cultural, and subjective contexts in shaping life span development.
To demonstrate an understanding of concepts and their associated critiques by applying them to case studies, films, and/or other situations.

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