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PSD7225 Lifespan Development I: Child and Adolescent

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Covers the early years of development through adolescence with regard to intellectual, social, moral, and personal maturation. There is an emphasis on child and adolescent identity development, ethnic identity development, sexual identity development, and how teenagers learn to answer the question, “Who am I?” Psychosocial issues such as violence, low self-esteem, suicide, gang involvement, body image, and drug and alcohol use will be addressed.

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