Course: CADV 352. Applied Social Development (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of lower division writing requirement. Preparatory: CADV 150. This course surveys human social development from infancy through adolescence. Several theoretical frameworks that inform the study of social development are presented, as well as empirical evidence extending knowledge of the processes and content of social development. Emphasis is placed on connecting theories and constructs of social development to effective practice as child and adolescent professionals, the development of observation skills and use of developmentally appropriate practices with children and adolescents in naturalistic settings.