PS342 Child Development

Psychology and Crime, Law and Justice    credits: 3

Studies child development from birth up to preadolescence. Attention is given to a variety of perspectives - biological, cognitive, emotional and social development. Theories of child development and current research are addressed in order to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the nature, challenges and potential in child development. Also considers specific contexts, such as the family, peer relationships, school and community life. Offered alternate years.