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Course Details

Course Name  – Certificate in Adolescent Psychology

Course Duration  – Self-paced Learning. This course is 100 hours in duration, but you have up to 6 months to complete the course.

How It’s Delivered  – Online

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The Career Academy
Suite 9940
Unit 1, 77 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2

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1. Introduction
What is adolescence, Piaget’s Theories of Development, Erikson’s Psychosocial Stages

2. Life Crises
Puberty, Attachment Theory, Types of problems

3. Physical Development
What is puberty, Puberty in females, Puberty in males, Hormonal control of puberty, Factors affecting age of puberty, Obesity

4. Intellectual Development
Piaget’s Formal Operations Stage, Cognitive development and behavioural changes, School problems, Information processing, Decision making, Brain development. Assessing intelligence

5. Emotional Development
Freud’s Theories, Emotional problems (depression, eating), Role of the family, Grief and teenagers, Typical childhood response to grief, Supporting a grieving child

6. Sexuality
Acquisition of gender identity, Sex role identity, Vicarious learning and sexual identity, Gender identity disorders, Curiosity, Homosexuality, Sexual behaviour, Nudity

7. Social Development
Family influence, Denigration of parents, Influence of peers, Popularity, Shyness, Dating

8. Moral Development
Piaget’s Theory of Moral Development, Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Reasoning, Role of family in moral learning, Other factors affecting moral development

9. Delinquency and Crime
Pathways to delinquency, Gangs, Case studies, Behavioural problems (drugs etc), Child abuse

10. Adolescents and the Transition to Adulthood
Transition to adulthood, Career development

Be The Person That Makes A Difference.

The Certificate in Adolescent Psychology is designed for anyone working in or wanting to work in schools, youth work, child and adolescent counselling, child psychology or other caring roles. Learn about the physical, psychological and emotional development of adolescents as well as sexuality, social and moral development. You will also learn about adolescent delinquency and crime and how to help youth in need.

Study for Just €25 per Week!
Plus did you know its super affordable to study adolescent psychology? You can study this course for just 25 per week, on an interest-free payment plan. Plus this course has a low course cost so you won’t have to fork out thousands of euros to upgrade your skills. Want to know more? Simply make an inquiry now.

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What People are Saying About the Certificate in Adolescent Psychology.

“I chose to study with the career academy It provided flexibility to complete whilst working full-time and was an appropriate time frame. I found this an interesting and informative course with excellent grading system that was fast and efficient with well considered feedback and supportive markers. Improvement: One paper had a question that was difficult to understand and I needed help, help was provided adequately so it was fine.”
– Gail Lorraine Cole


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