Course Description

Certificate in Adolescent Psychological Development

The Career Academy

Understand Teenage Behaviour

This course examines the theories of adolescence and the life changes which each teenager must navigate their way through on their journey into adulthood. It’s aimed at people working in youth work, child and adolescent counselling, schools, child psychology or other caring roles. It is also of great interest to parents of teenagers and those who deal with teenagers in their daily lives. You’ll learn to understand issues unique to teenagers, how to distinguish problem behaviour from typical to normal behaviour, and how to respond to teenagers more appropriately.

Course Modules

The Certificate in Adolescent Psychological Development comprises the following 9 courses;

  1. Introduction – Theories of Human Development
  2. Life Crises
  3. Physical Development
  4. Intellectual Development
  5. Emotional Development
  6. Sexuality in Adolescence
  7. Social Development
  8. Moral Development
  9. Adolescents and the Transition to Adulthood

Course Code PSCI1014-1
College Name The Career Academy
Course Category Mental Health, Wellbeing
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Professional Qualification
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Fee 399
Course Duration Duration: Approximately 90 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Course Times You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.
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