Penn Foster’s Online Child Psychology Program consists of courses that will cover the basics of early human development. Gain a greater understanding of psychology basics and discover the difference between normal and abnormal child psychology.
The Child Psychology Career Certificate program provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of psychology and a more specific understanding of the psychological makeup of children and adolescents.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...
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Understanding the principal concepts of child development is essential to providing effective and appropriate care and guidance for young children.
This course covers the psychology of biology and behavior, consciousness, memory, thought and language, intelligence, personality and gender, stress, and community influences.
Textbook: Psychology and Your Life
This course examines patterns of growth, change, and stability that occur in a person’s life from conception through adolescence.
Textbook: Child Development
This lesson will help you better understand the widespread and often deeply troubling world of childhood and adolescent disorders.
Textbook: Abnormal Child & Adolescent Psychology