School Of Social Sciences And Psychology

Lifespan Development and the Human ServicesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400505.4

Discipline: SOCIAL WORK

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
C2909 - Lifespan Development in the Human Services

101557 The Individual in Society

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1666 Bachelor of Social Work, 4598 Bachelor of Social Work, 4522 Bachelor of Community Welfare or 4523 Bachelor of Community Welfare (Family and Community). Successful completion of 60 credit points including the pre-requisite unit above.

About this Unit
This unit takes a ‘lifespan perspective’ to studying human development, covering related concepts, theories, methods and debates, and develops an understanding of bio-psycho-social dimensions across the lifespan, underpinned by a sensitivity to cultural and social differences in development. There is an emphasis on relating lifespan issues to current human services.

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