SPCL 7804X Human Development
30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Factors relevant to human growth and development. Theories of child, adolescent, and family development and transitions across the life-span in diverse urban school settings. Consideration of social, cultural, and linguistic contexts. Study of gender identity and sexual orientation. Focus on application of life-span developmental theory in school counseling practice for facilitating optimal development for all students. Attention to issues of students with special needs. Required projects in school or community settings.
Prerequisite: SPCL 7802X [724.09X]