A ten week course covering :

  1. Patterns of development: linear, cyclical, other
  2. Distress and disability: links with development
  3. Physical development and links with psychosocial development
  4. Stage theories and their impact on child-rearing customs and educational practice
  5. Social development
  6. Emotional development
  7. Aging, changing social expectations, and developmental challenges
  8. Developmental theory in psychology and psychotherapy practice
  9. Transcending development: crisis, trauma, and recovery
  10. Tackling some questions about development: what is its aim? What are we developing into?