Human Growth & Development

This is the 2nd and updated edition of Human Growth & Development. This popular book introduces human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.

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This is the 2nd and updated edition of Human Growth & Development. This popular book introduces human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.
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    • New to this edition:
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        • Updated for the Human Growth & Development award (5N1279)
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        • New chapter emphasises the application of knowledge to practical, work-based problems and scenarios
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        • Greater prominence given to the older stage of lifespan development with reference to the Creating Excellence in Dementia Care report 2012
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    • Irish and international facts, research, cases and statistics are used to:
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        • explain normal patterns of lifespan development;
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        • highlight the factors that can affect development throughout the lifespan.
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      nintroduce variations within the normal range;

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    • Examines the stages from infancy to old age within the framework of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional theories.
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nWritten For:
nNFQ Level 5 Human Growth and Developemnt component module, as part of:
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    • Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)
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    • Applied Social Studies (5M2181)
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    • Community Care (5M2786)
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    • Health Service Skills (5M3782)
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    • Healthcare Support (5M4339)
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    • Nursing Studies (5M4349)
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    • Community Health Services (5M4468)
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nAlso suitable for:
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    • CACHE courses in Childcare and Health and Social Care
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    • Montessori courses and Returning to Education courses
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    • Introduction to Psychology courses
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      Emma Zara O’Brien, MLitt, HDipEd, HDipPsych, is a lecturer of Lifespan Development at Inchicore College of Further Education. She has worked as a researcher in the Centre for Disability Studies, UCD, and in the National Children’s Office. She is a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland and the author of Psychology for Social Care.
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Additional information

Published

2013

Author

Emma Zara O'Brien