CDEV 97 School Age Child Growth and Development (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Human growth and development, ages five to twelve, and early and mid-adolescence, covering physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Developmental theories and issues affecting the lives of school age children in contemporary society. Required for the Certificate of Achievement in Child Development: Youth Worker and School Age Childcare.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze issues that affect school age children in contemporary society.
- Outcome 2: Describe specific growth and development milestones of children ages five through twelve and of early and middle adolescents.
- Outcome 3: Summarize developmental theories of children and adolescents.
- Outcome 4: Assess the effects of health and nutrition on school age growth and development.
- Outcome 5: Examine how family culture and values impact school age children.
- Outcome 6: Identify factors which contribute to stress in school age children.
- Outcome 7: Identify community resources available to school age children and their families.
- Outcome 8: Evaluate assessment tools and identify the components of authentic assessment.