adolescent psychology course

The Adolescent Psychology course considers the changes that occur in adolescents at this particular stage of their development.
Changes that may include sexuality, emotional and self-esteem are discussed in this course to help you understand and support the growth of the adolescent.
If you work in health, education or a support based role, this course may be useful in interaction with your clients and working on appropriate measures of learning and care for them.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BPS211
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online & Correspondence
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction
  2. Life Crises
  3. Physical Development
  4. Intellectual Development
  5. Emotional Development
  6. Sexuality
  7. Social Development
  8. Moral Development
  9. Delinquency and Crime
  10. Adolescents and the Transition to Adulthood
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Understand the scope of the adolescent psychological development.
  • Explain the major problems that adolescents may experience at that stage of their life.
  • Understand the physical, emotional and intellectual development of the adolescent and how this contributes to their behaviour.
  • Explain how and why teenagers may become involved in crime.
  • Determine the moral development of the adolescent as they transcend into adulthood.