Understanding children's development (0 - 11 yrs)

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Jennifer Kelly, Phoebe Horrocks
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Child Development, Family Assessment, Parenting, Safeguarding (Children & Young People), Social Work (Children & Young People)
Event description
This training will be attractive to anyone with an interest in and concern for children's development and who are interested in understanding psychological theories of children's development within cultural, social, relational and educational contexts. The course will invite you to consider key debates from research about children's social, cognitive and emotional development from pre-birth through to the end of the primary school years.
Training objectives
This course will explore: - The different accounts of how children develop that are offered by the main theoretical perspectives in developmental psychology - The importance of social interactions in infancy for developmental processes - The challenges to the developmental process.
Learning outcomes
By the end of the course participants will be able to ; Identify the expected milestones for children's development Formulate an understanding of the range of barriers that prevent children from meeting expected developmental milestones Describe the main theoretical approaches in current developmental psychology Apply the theories, concepts and methods presented in the course to developmental questions or problems in working contexts.
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Start Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
End Date
Wednesday 22 September 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
09:30 - 13:30
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