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Child Psychology Level 3

Open Study College
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379 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Did you know that babies can identify their mother's voice in the womb? Have you ever wondered why babies smile at peek-a-boo?

You can study the minds, development and behaviour of children in this detailed home study course.

Child psychology skills can be used in many different jobs in the child care or teaching sector.

Study from home, at your own pace

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework is delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple. Achieve your dream career and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Overview

This home study course has been designed for those wishing to understand children's psychology.

Who is it for?

Those wishing to understand children's psychology, for careers such as teaching, nursery management, child care and counselling.

Career path

As this is a theoretical subject there is no specific career path; however, this course is relevant to a number of careers that require knowledge of children's psychology.

Here's why you should learn with Open Study College
  • Over 30,000 students improved their skills with us
  • Trusted qualifications
  • Study from home, at your own pace
  • Full support from your tutor
  • Easy to understand course materials
Course Content

Unit 1: Defining Child Psychology

  • How can we define childhood?
  • Historical perspectives of childhood
  • Emergence of psychology
  • Psychoanalytical perspective
  • Behaviourism
  • Classical conditioning
  • Changing behaviour
  • The cognitive, physiological, scientific, humanistic and evolutionary approaches to psychology
  • Research methods in psychology
  • Child psychology tools

Unit 2: Forming Relationships in Childhood

  • Attachment
  • Nature/nurture debate
  • Bowlby's theory
  • Innate programming
  • Different types of attachment
  • Disruption of attachment
  • The childs first relationship

Unit 3: Perception, Cognition and Language

  • Understanding language
  • Cognitive structure and input
  • Plurals, syntax and grammar
  • The relevance of language to child psychology
  • Cognition
  • Vision and cognitive development
  • Hearing and cognitive development
  • Perception
  • Piaget
  • Socialization

Unit 4: Emotional, Social and Moral Development

  • Social learning theory
  • Cognitive priming
  • Kohlberg's perspective
  • Eisenberg's perspective
  • Emotion and morality
  • Temperament and emotional development

Module 5: Children's Minds

  • Memory and memory processes
  • Short and long term memory
  • Models of memory
  • Prenatal memory and learning
  • From memory to mental activity
  • The organisation of children's minds
  • How children view others in their world
  • How does all this relate to child psychology?

Unit 6: Moving Towards Adulthood

  • Adolescence
  • Development
  • Having a sense of gender
  • Change

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Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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