Explores adolescence and the psychological, social, physical, and emotional factors accompanying the transition from childhood to adulthood. Students analyze the complex processes of development, examining how they affect teens’ relationships with themselves and others. Topics include: school and work transitions, brain development, teen-specific drug and alcohol problems, development processes for sexual identity and sexual orientation identity, and the youth justice system. Emphasis is on integrating knowledge with personal awareness and developing the skills to work with youth in a variety of settings.
Course code: CNSK 1416
Length: 22.0 hours
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