CMHC 545: Human Growth and Development

Credits 3.0

This course will provide an overview of human development, with comprehensive coverage of all major developmental stages (prenatal period and infancy, childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood) focusing on both normal and abnormal physical, mental health and social development. The change process, helping relationships, and strategies for facilitating development appropriate to various phases of the life span will be addressed. The course will also address legal, ethical, and multicultural issues related to human development and research.