Chevron CollegeQQI Child Psychology Module 6N2023

QQI Child Psychology Module 6N2023

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The purpose of the Child Psychology module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in psychological concepts, theory and practice relevant to the development of the child.


Learning Outcomes

Research theories of development change and continuity in infancy, childhood and adolescence

Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on the psychological development of the child

Appraise different theoretical models of child and adolescent development

Assess the importance of transitions in influencing a sense of self

Analyse different scientific methods and their application in relation to child behaviour and child development

Critically evaluate how the role of social, biological, cultural and historical perspectives affect the development of children and adolescent

Explore the development of gender consciousness and its impact on self- identity in children and young people

Use empirical research in acquiring knowledge, informing best practice and constructing scientific knowledge in a specific child development, education and or care context

Analyse the implications of own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to issues of relevant policies and best practice

Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals


Assessment Method

Assignments 40%

Project 60%

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