School Of Psychology

Developmental Psychology 0-18 yearsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101185.1

Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
100011 - Developmental Psychology in Applied Settings

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) submitted a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to 1 June 2010 OR a Working with Children Check Student Declaration after 1 June 2010. Students must also attend an approved child protection workshop as part of this unit’s requirements.

About this Unit
Structured around an overview of lifespan development including diversity, this unit focuses on the holistic nature of growth and development from birth to early adulthood, 0 - 18 years. Opportunities to observe and interact with individuals in a variety of settings will enable student's to apply observation techniques, become familiar with individual differences and atypical development and apply developmental theories and principles in the interpretation and nurturing of an individual's development. A critical focus of this unit will be on the implications in applied settings for nurturing development and promoting the individual's well being.



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