PS342 Child Development
Psychology and Crime, Law and Justice credits: 3
Studies child development from birth up to
preadolescence. Attention is given to a variety of perspectives - biological, cognitive, emotional and social development. Theories of child development and current research
are addressed in order to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the
nature, challenges and potential in child development. Also considers specific contexts,
such as the family, peer relationships, school and community life. Offered alternate years.