Human Growth & Development

Human Growth & Development

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Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.

  • New to this edition:
    • Updated for the Human Growth and Development award (5N1279)
    • New chapter emphasises the application of knowledge to practical, work-based problems and scenarios
    • Greater prominence given to the older stage of lifespan development with reference to the Creating Excellence in Dementia Care report 2012

  • Irish and international facts, research, cases and statistics are used to:
    • explain normal patterns of lifespan development;
    • introduce variations within the normal range;
    • highlight the factors that can affect development throughout the lifespan.

  • Examines the stages from infancy to old age within the framework of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional theories.

Written For:

NFQ Level 5 Human Growth and Developemnt component module, as part of:

  • Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)
  • Applied Social Studies (5M2181)
  • Community Care (5M2786)
  • Health Service Skills (5M3782)
  • Healthcare Support (5M4339)
  • Nursing Studies (5M4349)
  • Community Health Services (5M4468)

Also suitable for:

  • CACHE courses in Childcare and Health and Social Care
  • Montessori courses and Returning to Education courses
  • Introduction to Psychology courses