|Department of Counselling and Psychology Course outline|
|Programme||Master of Social Sciences in Counselling Psychology|
|Course Title||Specific Issues in Development Psychology|
|Number of Credits||3|
|Duration of Weeks||15|
|Contact Hours Per Week||3 hours Lecture|
This course provides a framework for identifying clinical issues which specifically occur during lifespan development from childhood through adolescence to adulthood, late life, death and dying. It also allows students the opportunity to lead and participate in scholarly and didactic discussions of clinical issues relevant to developmental psychology, and to the Hong Kong/Chinese context.
|Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOS)||
After completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of specific issues in developmental psychology in the context of Hong Kong/China;
2. Integrate theories, research, and practice in developmental psychology;
3. Facilitate scholarly and didactic discussion of the said issues; and
4. Identify and work with clients with the said issues in clinical settings.
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