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Overview Of Adolescent Development

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This course will familiarize students with developmental milestones, social influences, the process of identity formation, and moral and ethical development. Students will explore unique challenges faced by adolescents.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Moral and Ethical Development

    • Examine the development and fostering of aggression, altruism, and moral development with adolescents.
    • Discuss the development themes for family life and the influence of parenting styles and siblings.
    • Identify the developmental trends in gender typing and gender role development.

    Social Influences

    • Evaluate the emotional, temperament, attachment, and developmental issues in children and adolescents.
    • Evaluate the processes of the development of self and identity formation.
    • Categorize gender role standards.
    • Identify trends in gender role development.

    Unique Challenges Adolescents Face with Regard to Delinquency

    • Determine the physical and developmental changes during puberty and their effects on juvenile delinquency.
    • Discuss the theories and development of communication skills in adolescents.
    • Evaluate the impact of peer pressure, school drop outs, and substance use in relation to adolescent delinquency.

    Introduction to Developmental Milestones

    • Define heredity and prenatal development.
    • Explain the learning processes that occur during infancy.
    • Describe adolescent development.
    • Explain how a lack of bonding can be a factor in delinquency later in life.

    Process of Identity Formation

    • Review the cognitive theories of development.
    • Apply developmental themes to information processing perspectives.
    • Identify trauma and its affect on identity formation in childhood and adolescence.
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