A child psychology and child development education can prove helpful in many different career paths, including teaching, counseling, ministry, health care, law enforcement - and of course, parenting. Now you can upgrade your knowledge exponentially with Stratford Career Institutes child development and psychology education program.
Stratford's comprehensive program can give you insight into genetics, behavior, psychotherapy, theories and much more. Youll gain practical knowledge that could applied in your work or at home with the kids.
This course is self-contained and written at a level that is understandable to all - whether this is your first child psychology course, or you have already received other professional training in psychology or counseling.
Child Psychology Module 1
History, Theories, and Methods in Child Development Studies What is Child Development?
Theories of Child Development
Studies in Child Development
Influence of Heredity on Development
Nature versus Nurture
Stages of Prenatal Development
Environmental Influences on Prenatal Development
Child Psychology Module 2
Birth and the Newborn Baby Stages and Methods of Childbirth
Characteristics of Neonates
Physical Development in Infancy
Motor and Sensory Development
Social and Emotional Development
Child Psychology Module 3
Early and Middle Childhood Physical Development
Growth Patterns and Motor Development
Nutrition, Health and Illness
Sleep and Elimination Disorders
Factors in Cognitive Development
Theory of the Mind
Development of Memory
Social Influences on Development
Personality and Emotional Development
Gender Roles and Sex Differences
Children with Disabilities
Child Psychology Module 4
Middle Childhood to Adolescence Concrete-Operational Stage
Intellectual Development, Creativity and Achievement
Language Development and Literacy
Theories of Social and Emotional Development
Influence of Family, Peers and School
Social and Emotional Problems
Health and Sexuality
Development of Identity and Self-Concept
Delinquency and Suicide
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.