Childcare Level 6

DFS2002 - Child Psychology (Level 6)

Category: Childcare Level 6

DFS2002 - Child Psychology (Level 6)

Duration 12 Weeks
Cost €270.00*
Night Tuesdday 6.30pm - 9.30pm

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in psychological concepts, theory and practice relevant to the development of the Child.

Course starts Tuesday 14th January 2020. 6.30pm - 9.30pm.

*If you are due to complete the Full Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education Award additional QQI Fees will apply.

Learning Outcomes 

Learners will be able to: 

  1. Research theories of development change and continuity in infancy, childhood and adolescence
  2. Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on the psychological development of the child
  3. Appraise different theoretical models of child and adolescent development
  4. Assess the importance of transitions in influencing a sense of self
  5. Analyse different scientific methods and their application in relation to child behavior and child development 
  6. Critically evaluate how the role of social, biological, cultural and historical perspectives affect the development of children and adolescent
  7. Explore the development of gender consciousness and its impact on self-identity in children and young people
  8. Use empirical research in acquiring knowledge, informing best practice and constructing scientific knowledge in a specific child development, education and or care context
  9. Analyse the implications of own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to issues of relevant policies and best practice
  10. Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals 

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