Working with Children and Young People
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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Understand theories of child development and normal development trajectories
- Understand the different Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
- Understand the process of Attachment in Children and its role in development
- Understand the impact of the experience of trauma and illness on development
- Gain knowledge and skills for engaging children and adolescents in therapy
- Child development
- Theoretical frameworks
- Trauma and loss
- Mood disorders
- Developmental disorders
- Problems with behaviour
- Eating and health disorders
- Suicide and self harm
- Children and adolescents in context
- Legal and ethical issues
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
In this subject students will explore issues related to counselling with children and adolescents.
Consideration is given to developmental issues, attachment, disorders of childhood and adolescence, chronic illness and disability. Strategies for intervention will also be addressed including engaging children in therapy and the therapeutic needs of children and adolescents facing specific problems. Child protection issues will also be explored.
This subject is designed to equip students with basic knowledge with regard to child and adolescent functioning and practical skills for the delivery of child and adolescent counselling models.
- Case study (40%)
- Research paper (40%)
- In-class exercises (20%)
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