Psychology

Child Psychology Course

20 Modules

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  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

The Child Psychology Course will vastly improve your understanding of the unique and complex minds of children and the effect external and internal influences have on their development. By studying this course, you will gain knowledge that can help you to raise well-balanced, productive individuals as well as discover some universal insights into human nature.

This course on the psychological development of children looks at the development of very young children. It deals with topics such as the development of perception, knowledge, skills and relationships. The way in which biological, social and cultural influences interact in a...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Child Psychology
  • Part 1: Child Developments in the First Twelve Months
  • Part 2: Infant Reflexes
  • Part 3: Social development in the first year
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: The Formation of Attachments
  • Part 1: Formation of Attachments
  • Part 2: Relevance of animal studies in child development
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments
  • Part 1: Consequences of Breakdown in Attachments
  • Part 2: Implications of theories of attachment
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: The Home, Family and School
  • Part 1: The Home, Family and School
  • Part 2: Study of Effects of Maternal Employment on Children
  • Part 3: Father absent families
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Basic Principles of Research Methods
  • Part 1: Basic Principles of Research Methods
  • Part 2: Independent and dependent variables
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: The Development of Visual Perception
  • Part 1: Introduction to the nature / nurture debate on visual perception
  • Part 2: Bower – Size constancy
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: The Development of Language and Communication
  • Part 1: The Development of Language and Communication
  • Part 2: Outline of language development
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing
  • Part 1: Intelligence and Intelligence Testing
  • Part 2: Tests of Intelligence
  • Part 3: Advantages & Disadvantages of IQ Testing
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: The Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Part 1: The Nature / Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Part 2: Stability of IQ
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Part 1: Data Collection and Interpretation
  • Part 2: Mean
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: How Children Think
  • Part 1: How Children Think
  • Part 2: Studies on egocentrism
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Learning Theory
  • Part 1: Learning Theory
  • Part 2: Learning and conditioning – classical conditioning and operant conditioning; including explanations of extinction
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13: Freud's Psychodynamic Theory - An Alternative Approach
  • Part 1: Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory – An Alternative Approach
  • Part 2: The five stage theory
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14: Moral Development
  • Part 1: Moral Development
  • Part 2: Investigation of moral behaviour
  • Module 14 Assessment
Module 15: The Development of Gender Roles
  • Part 1: The Development of Gender Roles
  • Part 2: Biological, social and cultural theories
  • Module 15 Assessment
Module 16: Aggression in Children
  • Part 1: Aggression in Children
  • Part 2: Psychological theories and aggression
  • Module 16 Assessment
Module 17: Methods Used in Child Development Research
  • Part 1: Methods used in Child Development Research
  • Part 2: Designs for Examining Development
  • Module 17 Assessment
Module 18: Play
  • Part 1: Play
  • Part 2: The consequences of play deprivation
  • Module 18 Assessment
Module 19: Learning in School
  • Part 1: Learning in school
  • Part 2: Types of learning
  • Module 19 Assessment
Module 20: Behaviour Modification
  • Part 1: Behaviour Modification
  • Part 2: Behaviour Modification Techniques
  • Module 20 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Anyone who is involved with children on a day-to-day basis will benefit from following this course, whether that is as a parent, educator, counsellor or carer. Those looking to pursue a career in child psychology will find this to be an excellent introduction to the subject – giving you both a solid foundation of knowledge on which to build and the confidence to commit to further study.

Accreditations

The Child Psychology Course will take you up to 200 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 200 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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