Child Development


Topics of Study

In this program, you will learn how behavior of individuals in a family unit can be analyzed, explained, and enhanced. You will study factors which affect relationships between husband and wife, parent and child, and between core family and tended family, such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. You will learn about human development from infancy to old age. You will study disruptions to family structure, such as child abuse, divorce, illness, and death, and learn how to apply intervention therapy and other strategies to solve or lessen family problems.