This course examines the theories of development as applied to the clinical assessment, diagnosis,and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Areas considered will include diversity, gender, and multi-cultural issues as well as identifying normative developmental transitions and their differentiation from deviant developmental patterns
- Apply the concepts of normal and atypical development as they relate to the development of children and the practice of psychotherapy.
- Apply the concepts of normal and atypical development as they apply to the development of adolescents and the practice of psychotherapy.
- Apply the concepts of normal and atypical development as they relate to the development of adults and the practice of psychotherapy.
- Apply the concepts of normal and atypical development as they apply to the development of older adults and the practice of psychotherapy.
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