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Psychology of Children

Psychology of Children

7 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Human development is a complex and fascinating subject. As a child psychologist, you will explore the very beginning of an individual’s cognitive development, which changes so significantly during childhood and adolescence. This entry-level course covers all aspects of children’s psychological development and will introduce a wide range of methods and techniques in developmental psychology.

Throughout this child psychology course, you will explore the critical stages of childhood development. You will learn all about physical, social, and emotional development in children, and how a child’s genetics and social environment can influence their thought processes and behaviour. This course offers real-world practical exercises, covering a wide range of psychological approaches and theories, including modules on how to manage grief and counsel children with special educational needs.

Highlights  of The Psychology of Children:

  • Understand the basics of child psychology and the different stages of a child’s development
  • Explore the different types of child development, from physical to social & emotional
  • Get a thorough introduction to the major cognitive and psychosocial development theories
  • Learn about how gender, genetic and social factors affect a child’s development
  • Develop key communication skills to build trusting relationships with your clients
  • Gain an understanding of how learning & behavioural disorders can affect a child’s neurological development.
  • Learn different approaches to counselling children who are suffering from grief
  • Step into the day-to-day role of a child psychologist and develop the practical knowledge required to kickstart your career

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Psychology of Children is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Basics of Child Psychology
What is Child Psychology? 00:15:00
Defining Children and Childhood 00:15:00
Module 02: Child Development Theories
Personality (Psychosocial) Development Theories 00:05:00
Growth & Development Theories 00:05:00
Cognitive (Intellectual) Development Theories 00:05:00
Social Learning Theories 00:10:00
Moral Reasoning Theories 00:10:00
Module 03: Factors That Influence Development
Genetic Influences in Development 00:15:00
Influence of Attachment 00:10:00
Influence of Gender 00:15:00
Nutrition and Child Development 00:30:00
Module 04: Different Types of Child Development
Physical Development 00:15:00
Cognitive Development 00:15:00
Social and Emotional Development 00:15:00
Moral and Ethical Development 00:15:00
Module 05: Communication and Language Development
Promoting Communication Development 00:20:00
The Development of Language 00:10:00
Module 06: Difficulties, Disabilities and Disorders
Difficulties in language development 00:05:00
Learning Disability 00:20:00
Behavioural Disorders 00:10:00
Phases of Grief 00:10:00
Module 07: Caring Children With Special Needs
Caring for Children with Feeding and Communication Differences 00:20:00
Caring for Children with Mobility Differences 00:05:00
Caring for The Child with Special Social and Emotional Needs 00:15:00
How to Care for Children with Complex Needs? 00:15:00
Module 08: Understanding the Role of a Child Psychologist
High Intelligence & School Psychology 00:15:00
Roles and Responsibilities of an Educational Psychologist 00:10:00
Module 09: Self Esteem & Confidence
Why self-esteem matters and How to Nurture it? 00:10:00
Confidence 00:05:00
Module 10: Child Psychology - Applied
What is ‘Child Psychology’? 00:08:00
The Role of Child Psychologist 00:06:00
Where do Child Psychologists Work 00:07:00
Module 11: Child Psychology - Theoretical Approach
Why do we need to learn theories? 00:08:00
Developmental Theories: What we are born with 00:09:00
Development Environment 00:09:00
Module 12: Environmental & Socio-Cultural and Family & Schooling Factors in Development
‘Attachment’ factor in newborns 00:08:00
Socio-Cultural Factors in Child’s Development 00:08:00
Module 13: Cognitive and Emotional Development
Language & Cognitive Development 00:07:00
Emotions & Feelings 00:06:00
Socialising with others 00:04:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:02:00
Module 14: Babies from Birth to One Year
About the Course and your Tutor FREE 00:02:00
The Importance of Bonding 00:08:00
The Social and Emotional development: from birth to 1 yr 00:06:00
The Innate Reflexes of Newborn Babies 00:07:00
The Benefits of Testing at ‘Milestones’ 00:07:00
Module 15: Stages and Sequences of Social and Emotional Development
The Importance of Social and Emotional Development 00:06:00
The Ages and Stages that Children go through 00:12:00
The Main theories in Developmental Psychology 00:07:00
The Importance of Positive Role Models 00:08:00
The Barriers to Achieving the ‘Milestones’ 00:07:00
The Importance of Unconditional Love 00:06:00
Module 16: Language and Linguistic Skills Development
Forms of communication 00:05:00
What is ‘Pre-linguistic’ form of communication 00:05:00
The Active and the Passive Communication 00:06:00
The Importance of Opportunities in Development of the Skills 00:05:00
The Importance of Body Language 00:06:00

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