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Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma

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Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma

£299 £19

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Level 3 Child Psychology Diploma

Whether you are looking to deepen your understanding of the psychology of your own child or you have ambitions to work in the fascinating field of child psychology, this great-value online course is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to the subject. You’ll gain a real insight into how psychologists work with children to improve their psychological states.

Introduction to the Level 3 Child Psychology

What Will I Learn?

The 22 easy-to-access modules cover all aspects of the rapid development of the mind and body that occur from birth through to early adulthood. The complex physical, emotional, cognitive and behavioural development stages children progress through are all covered with a focus on popular theories of child development.

Is the Course for Me?

No qualifications are needed to embark on the course but a genuine interest in the psychological development of children is a must. The course takes around 20 hours to complete and because all learning takes place online, it’s perfect for those who wish to fit it around their existing commitments.

What you will learn in the Level 3 Child Psychology

  • Get an overview of the course content before being introduced to the subject of child psychology, including theories of prominent child psychologists and the importance of recognising abnormal behaviour.
  • Learn about the different theories used in child development research, how these theories were developed, the similarities and differences between important theories and which theories govern modern practice in child development.
  • Gain an insight into cognitive development including Piaget’s theory, understanding the information-processing theory and learning about cognitive development at different life stages.
  • Explore cognitive development in the first year, covering more about Piaget’s sensorimotor stage, object permanence and adaption and equilibrium.
  • Find out about the cognitive development and application of Piaget’s theory to toddlers and pre-schoolers.
  • Move on to cognitive development in the middle years and gain an understanding of Piaget’s concrete operational stage, how children’s thinking changes at this stage and intelligence and testing intelligence.
  • Learn about cognitive development in the teenage years, how it changes from early to late adolescence and how adults can support it.
  • Explore the area of genetics including how genetics and the environment affect development and the impact of genetic abnormalities on development.
  • Gain understanding of the science behind and the flaws in both the nature and nurture arguments in terms of child development.
  • Find out about physical development from birth to the age of 19.
  • Learn about the influences on a child’s social development, when children become self-aware and how social value and social development are related.
  • Explore emotional development from school age to adolescence and how children learn to regulate their emotions.
  • Find out about concepts of intellectual development including how it can be enhanced.
  • Gain insight into attachment and relationship building with a focus on a child’s early relationships and the connection between love, support and security.
  • Learn about the impact of separation and loss in the different stages of a child’s development and how the effects can be minimised.
  • Explore language and communication milestones from birth to five.
  • Find out about the importance of self-esteem and confidence and how to nurture it in young children.
  • Gain confidence spotting the signs of behavioural problems, understanding its causes and diagnosis and the potential long-term effects.
  • Learn the difference between sex and gender, how gender identity develops and is expressed and the concept of non-conformity to gender.
  • Explore the history and different perspectives of educational psychology including schooling, learning difficulties and high intelligence.
  • Find out how health and nutrition support a child’s development.
  • Understand physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural development into adulthood.

Benefits of the Level 3 Child Psychology

  • Study on any device, 24/7 at a pace that suits you.
  • Technical support is available, should you require it.
  • The 22 modules, which take between 15-60 minutes to complete are easy to access and engage with.
  • Enjoy 12 months access to the course content.
  • Studying the fascinating subject of child psychology will help you support the children in your life and could also lead to exciting new career opportunities.

Start your child psychology journey today by signing up to the Child Psychology Diploma.

Course Modules/Units

To understand what you will learn in this course
To learn the definition of child psychology
To learn about the theories of child psychologists
To understand the importance of recognising abnormal behaviour
To learn that different theories are used in child development research
To understand how each theory developed
To learn about the similarities and differences between important theories
To begin to understand which theories govern modern practices in child development
To learn about the first cognitive development theories
To understand Piaget's theory of cognitive development
To understand the Information-Processing theory
To learn about cognitive development in different life stages
To learn more about Piaget's sensorimotor stage
To learn about the sub-stages of the sensorimotor stage
To understand the concept of object permanence
To learn more about adaptation and equilibrium
To learn how children in the middle years think
To learn about Piaget's concrete operational stage
To learn about how children's thinking changes during the concrete operational stage
To learn about intelligence and testing intelligence
To learn about how cognitive development occurs in the teenage years
To understand how adults can support cognitive development
To understand how cognitive development changes from early to late adolescence
To learn what Piaget theorised about cognitive development
To learn more about how genetics and environment work together in development
To learn about genes, chromosomes, and DNA
To understand how the environment might affect genetics
To learn about genetic abnormalities and their effect on development
To learn about the history of the debate between nature and nurture
To learn about some of the science supporting the nature side
To learn about some of the science supporting the nurture side
To understand that there are discrepancies in both arguments
To learn about physical development from birth to two years old
To understand the physical changes that occur from two to six years old
To learn about what physical changes occur between the ages of seven to 11 years old
To understand physical growth from the ages of 12 to 19
To learn about the major influences on a child's social development
To understand when children begin to understand themselves
To learn how culture can affect a child's social development
To understand how social value and social development is related
To learn the definition of emotional development
To learn about the emotional development of a school-aged child
To learn about the emotional development during adolescence
To learn about regulating emotions
To learn about brain development and intelligence
To learn how to enhance intellectual development
To learn about various childhood intelligence concepts
To understand the intellectual development of children in middle childhood
To learn about the importance of a child's early relationships
To understand who the child has their first relationships with
To learn about attachment theory
To understand the relationship between love and support and security
To learn about the impact of separation and loss on child development in general
To learn about the impact of these things on child development at different ages
To understand how these effects change depending on the age of the child
To understand how to minimise these effects
To learn about the language milestones from birth through 12 months
To learn about the language milestones from age one to two
To learn about the language milestones from age three to four
To learn about the language milestones from age four to five
To learn what self-esteem and confidence is
To understand the signs of healthy and unhealthy self-esteem
To learn about methods that improve self-esteem and confidence in children
To learn about building self-esteem in toddlers
To learn about the signs of behavioural problems
To understand bad behaviour and conduct disorder
To learn about the long-term effects of behavioural problems and conduct disorder
To understand the diagnosis of conduct disorder and behaviour issues
To learn the difference between sex and gender
To understand how gender identity develops
To learn how children generally express their gender
To understand the concept of non-conforming to gender or being transgender
To learn about the branch of the psychology field called educational psychology
To understand the history of educational psychology
To learn about different perspectives of educational philosophy
To learn about how educational psychology approaches learning difficulties
To learn about the research that supports health and nutrition in childhood development
To learn about what nutrition is
To learn why proper nutrition is important
To learn about the negative and positive effects of nutrition
To understand physical development into adulthood
To understand how cognitive changes develop into adulthood
To learn about the emotional development into adulthood
To understand behavioural development as an adult

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