ccmh504 | Graduate
Individual And Family Development Across The Life Span
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Developmental Milestones, Challenges, and Therapeutic Interventions for Adolescence
- Describe major influences on social and emotional development in adolescence.
- Analyze developmental challenges experienced during adolescence.
- Describe the physical developmental changes during adolescence.
Theories of Human and Family Development
- Articulate the stages of the family life cycle as they relate to lifespan stages of individuals.
- Identify interrelations among work, family, and other life roles and factors.
- Describe general systems theory as it relates to family development.
- Explore contemporary theories of cognitive development and learning including Piagetâs stages of learning.
- Identify the usefulness of the different theories of lifespan development.
Conception, Prenatal, and Infant Development
- Evaluate the impact of genetics, nutrition, and environment on prenatal development.
- Identify the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social milestones of infants.
- Describe the influence of culture and gender on infant development.
- Analyze the impact of environmental versus genetic factors on human development.
- Identify the stages of prenatal development.
Developmental Changes, Personal Challenges, and Family Challenges in Adulthood
- Identify the cognitive and socioemotional changes that occur in adulthood.
- Describe challenges faced during adulthood.
- Explain the effect of adulthood challenges on the family.
- Analyze the effect of the interrelations among work, family, and other life roles on adult development.
Developmental Changes, Personal Challenges, and Family Challenges in Late Adulthood
- Identify the cognitive, physical, and socioemotional changes that occur in late adulthood.
- Describe counseling strategies to help individuals in late adulthood and their families understand death and dying.
- Describe the challenges that families encounter with a family member approaching the end of life.
Developmental Milestones, Challenges, and Therapeutic Interventions for Early to Late Childhood
- Examine the developmental milestones of children during early, middle, and late childhood.
- Design developmentally appropriate interventions to assist children and their parents.
- Describe major influences on social development in early and middle childhood.
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