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Child Psychology - NCFE Level 3 Award

DCA Home Learning

Other Qualifications , Child Psychology

Course Description

Child Psychology Supported Home Study Course Summary Reach Your Potential in Child Psychology What career could be more rewarding than helping children? If children are a central part of your life, either personally or professionally - you will find this child psychology distance learning course invaluable. In fact it's an eye-opening experience giving you a new perspective on how to guide and help children on the often bumpy road towards adulthood. Whether it's a teenager caught in an escalating cycle of drug abuse, a secondary school child being bullied or a youngster suffering the trauma of abuse - through the DCA Course you can learn to help children find health and happiness as they grow. On the distance learning course you will find out about child development, what contributes to their personalities and problems and what they need to cope and grow. The wealth of information covered is relevant to a wide range of people: parents, teachers, social workers, health visitors or those who hope to work as counsellors one day. And it is written at a level which makes it accessible to all. So if you work with, or want to work with children or if you simply have a child in your care, then this NCFE accredited, distance learning course will be an invaluable resource. Child Psychology Course Outline If you want a career in Child Psychology, our tutor supported open distance learning Child Psychology course provides the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification without disrupting your current lifestyle. The DCA Home Learning Child Psychology course provides training in the core skills needed to embark on a rewarding career in Child Psychology. The DCA supported self-study Child Psychology course is specially designed, allowing you to learn the skills of Child Psychology through flexible and cost-effective home study at your own time and pace. With the DCA Home Learning Child Psychology course, online study resources and a personal tutor are available to guide you throughout the course, and your Student Advisor is a Freephone call away. What's more, because the distance learning Child Psychology course is so comprehensive, no prior knowledge or skills are required. The DCA Child Psychology course provides an entry level diploma as proof of your competence and skills. If you'd like to earn more money and enjoy working in Child Psychology, the DCA home study course is the ideal distance learning training course for you. Prospects for Personhood Child development: the mystery Themes in child and adolescent development Research in child development Ethical considerations in research Careers in working with children Piaget's theory of cognitive development The information processing approach Freud's psycho-analytic theory Erickson's psycho-social theory Social learning theories Genetics and development Behavioural traits and psychotherapy Genetics and diseases Prenatal development Technology, pregnancy and birth Infancy, Toddlerhood and Early Childhood How the infant experiences the world Infant health Growth and motor development Parenting choices Atypical development: early intervention Piaget's theory of sensorimotor development Parents and cognitive development The development of language How children learn language Emotional development Attachment: behaviour, quality and concerns The father-child relationship Working mother versus full-time homemaker Daycare attachment Physical development in the pre-school years Nutrition and children's health Pre-operational stage and challenges to Piaget's view The pre-schooler's environment: home, TV, pre-school Self-concept in the pre-school years Sibling relationships Gender role acquisition Child abuse Middle Childhood and Adolescence Physical development in middle childhood The stage of concrete operations Language development Success in school Boys, girls and the school experience Bilingual children in school Children with special needs The total child in school Self-concept and self-est

Child Psychology Supported Home Study Course Summary Reach Your Potential in Child Psychology What career could be more rewarding than helping children? If children are a central part of your life, either personally or professionally - you will find this child psychology distance learning course invaluable. In fact it's an eye-opening experience giving you a new perspective on how to guide and...

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