PRC-701 : Human Growth and Lifespan Dev

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Professional Counseling
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course explores the nature and needs of individuals across the lifespan, including theories of individual and family development and transitions across the lifespan, theories of learning and personality development, human behavior including an understanding of developmental crisis, disability, exceptional behavior, addictive behavior, psychopathology, spirituality, and situational and environmental factors that affect both normal and abnormal behavior. Strategies for facilitating optimum development over the lifespan; ethical and legal considerations are also addressed. 3 credits