SPCL 7804X Human Development

45 hours; 3 credits

Factors relevant to human growth and development. Theories of child, adolescent, and family development and transitions across the life-span in diverse urban school settings. Consideration of social, cultural, and linguistic contexts. Study of gender identity and sexual orientation. Focus on application of life-span developmental theory in school counseling practice for facilitating optimal development for all students. Attention to issues of students with special needs. Required projects in school or community settings.


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