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  Child - Psychology Wiki - A Wikia wiki
The term "child" is also a counterpart of parent: adults are the children of their parents despite their maturation beyond infancy; for example "Benjamin, aged 46, is the child of Tobias, aged 73".
Child development is the study or examination of processes and mechanisms that operate during the physical and mental development of an infant into an adult.
While there are problems with such early "streaming", child murder, child abandonment, military use of children and other major social ills are thought to be reduced by a human development approach – as there is a high value assigned to children by the state.
psychology.wikia.com /wiki/Child   (724 words)

 Archival Description of Clinical Child Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Clinical Child Psychology is a specialty of professional psychology which brings together the basic tenets of clinical psychology with a thorough background in child, adolescent and family development and developmental psychopathology.
The research and practices of Clinical Child Psychology are focused on understanding, preventing, diagnosing, and treating psychological, cognitive, emotional, developmental, behavioral, and family problems of children.
Of particular importance to clinical child and adolescent psychologists is a scientific understanding of the basic psychological needs of children and adolescents and how the family and other social contexts influence socio-emotional adjustment, cognitive development, behavioral adaptation, and health status of children and adolescents.
www.apa.org /crsppp/childclinic.html   (859 words)

 Child Psychology
Second, studying parental depression as the single predictor of child outcome ignores individual differences among the children, as well as differences in the contexts within which children are developing.
Phares and her co-authors elaborate on the role of three family influences on the association between parental depression and child functioning: the co‑parenting dyad, the parent‑child dyad, and the sibling dyads.
In the final chapter, we draw connections across the chapters, highlighting common themes that emerged in the discussions of mechanisms and moderators of the transmission of risk from depressed parent to child.
www.wordtrade.com /science/psychology/childpsychology.htm   (3019 words)

 Child Psychology
The child's age affects the choice of method used in the therapeutic process.
Since a child is often reacting to a family dynamic, involving parents and sometimes siblings and extended family may also be necessary.
Engaging both the child and the family in a cooperative process optimizes the chances for success.
www.psysante.com /en/services/child.html   (618 words)

 Child Clinical Concentration
The Clinical Child Psychology training concentration is designed to prepare doctoral students for careers as scientists and scientist-practitioners in the areas of clinical child and adolescent psychology and pediatric psychology.
A major focus of the clinical child concentration is to teach students how to conduct research examining the effectiveness of interventions and assessment instruments in clinical populations.
Crossover training with the psychology and law concentration (for those interested in child and adolescent forensic psychology) and the developmental science concentration are especially encouraged.
psychology.ua.edu /academics/graduate/clinical/child/home.html   (283 words)

 Clinical Specialty Areas: CHILD/FAMILY
The child and family specialty area in the clinical psychology program at Kent State University acknowledges the importance of understanding the influences of experiences, family, and culture on the development of children's behavior, and the importance of this understanding in the development of effective interventions for children with behavioral or emotional problems.
Beth Wildman studies the identification and management of child mental health problems within primary health care settings (pediatrics and family practice), as well as broader questions in the area of pediatric psychology.
Stevan Hobfoll is investigating the impact of child abuse on stress vulnerability in adulthood.
dept.kent.edu /psychology/gradprograms/child_family.htm   (818 words)

 Welcome to Bay Path College
Whatever your professional goals, psychology provides you with the foundation to appreciate the mind-body connection, and prepares you to be an articulate and understanding individual in the cycle of human dynamics.
In all of psychology, there is an emphasis on research skills and scientific thinking, which, when combined with an interest in human behavior, makes this the perfect major for anyone who wants to work with people, in either an educational or clinical setting.
The family is an important element of the child’s world and you will learn about family dynamics as well as study parenting, a practical tool both personally and for professional use in both the educational and clinical setting.
www.baypath.edu /academics_psych.htm   (714 words)

 Psychology Collection - Boston College
Development of the psychology collection follows the research and teaching needs of faculty and students in the Psychology Department, as well as the Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology and other units of the Lynch School of Education, and the university community as a whole in the area of psychology.
Among some of the special topics in psychology covered by the collection are sleep and dreams, creativity, art and perception, language, memory and noncognitive perspectives of the mind.
Interest in psychology is shared with nursing, education, social work, sociology, computer science (through the Carroll School of Management), linguistics, and biology in the following areas: psychoanalysis, counseling psychology, social psychology and the biological bases of behavior, cognitive aspects of artificial intelligence, cognitive science, neurology, genetics, and physiology.
www.bc.edu /libraries/resources/collections/s-psychology   (858 words)

 Child Psychology Information on Healthline
Child psychologists study human development from the earliest stages of life through adolescence and adulthood.
The intensity of the conflict and the defenses the child learned to deal with those conflicts were the main determinant of the child's personality.
Child psychologists are working on a series of problems that cover all of the important areas of growth.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/child-psychology   (604 words)

 Experimental Specialty Areas: CHILD PSYCHOLOGY
The field of child development is devoted to understanding basic developmental processes and the biological and experiential factors that influence children's social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Psychology faculty are currently doing research on several topics of child development.
Hobfoll: impact of child abuse on stress vulnerability in adulthood.
dept.kent.edu /Psychology/gradprograms/child.htm   (416 words)

 The Department of Psychology at Temple University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Psychology Faculty at Temple have a strong commitment to scholarly and scientific excellence.
Psychology Faculty at Temple also have focused on excellence in teaching, which has been acknowledged through awards to individual faculty, including Temple's own "Great Teacher" award, and the Lindback Foundation award.
In the wider University the Psychology Department has collaborative arrangements with other departments in the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Health Professions, the College of Education, the College of Science and Technology, and the Medical School.
www.temple.edu /psychology   (544 words)

 Developmental psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During pregnancy the risk to the developing child from drugs and other teratogens, spousal abuse and other stress on the mother, nutrition and the age of the mother are quite acute.
This is perhaps one of the most important stages of a child's growth as it signifies the dawn of logic (Gruber et al., 1977).
Social psychology is the study of the nature and causes of human social behavior, with an emphasis on how people think towards each other and how they relate to each other.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Child_psychology   (5029 words)

 Clinical Child and School Degree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is based upon the principles of community psychology, which emphasizes prevention, the ecological/systems approach, and the consultative role of the psychologist.
By applying methods and techniques of psychology to specific problems typically referred to psychologists in these settings, students are encouraged to integrate the systematic knowledge gained from their formal academic training.
Emily J. Krohn is Professor of Psychology and program director of the school psychology program, which includes the M.S. and SSP degree programs.
www.siue.edu /PSYCHOLOGY/graduate/ccs-ms.htm   (1976 words)

 Parent's Section - Child Psychology
Your child's stress level may be raised by more than just what's happening in her own life.
Help your child cope with stress by talking with her about what may be causing it.
If you are unsuccessful after several attempts to get to the source of your child's troubles, see your child's doctor and talk to the counselors and teachers at your child's school.
www.childrenpulse.com /parents/childpsychology/childhoodstress.htm   (762 words)

 Child Psychology - Parent Mart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
By understanding both the signs of grief and the signs of healing shown by a grieving child in your life, you can actively help him or her cope with the grief process.
Once a child's initial or ongoing depression has been established, this book offers you a step-by-step program for advocating for his or her care.
Learn to evaluate which therapies are most appropriate for your particular situation, how and when to seek professional help, and how to understand the pharmacological treatments used with children today.
www.childdevelopmentinfo.com /store/child_psychology.htm   (566 words)

 Child Psychology
The aims of assessment are to obtain a clear account of the presenting problem, to find out how this problem is related to the child's past development and his present life in its psychological and social context, and to plan treatment of the child and family.
This information should be concerned with the child's behaviour in school and his educational attainments.
In the special case of suspected child abuse, the interview with the child is; particularly important.
www.depression-guide.com /child-psychiatry/child-psychology.htm   (520 words)

 uk child psychology course: distance learning training, home study qualification - ICS Learn
Whether you wish to embark upon a career in child psychology or are simply interested in the subject, the distance learning child psychology course can provide you with all the skills necessary.
The distance learning child psychology course is designed to suit you, allowing you to study the fascinating subject of child psychology in a flexible and convenient way.
With the distance learning child psychology course, a personal tutor is available to help you through the course.
www.icslearn.co.uk /health-social-care-courses/child-care/child-psychology   (652 words)

 Psychology | Clinical Psychology and its Practice -- Introduction and Subject Index
Psychology is often described in textbooks as “the science of behavior.”; Clinical psychology, which tries to solve the problems and symptoms individuals encounter because of their behavior, is in part a science; but in its study of the mind—especially the unconscious—it often moves away from pure science and becomes a philosophy and an art.
The unconscious, after all, is, well, unconscious and therefore unknown to conscious reason, so it has to be encountered through language and dreams, not scientific research.
Yet I have learned from experience that the practice of good clinical psychology involves something—call it comfort—which does not mean sympathy or soothing, and it certainly doesn’t mean to have your pain “taken away.” It really means to be urged on to take up the cup of your destiny with courage and honesty.
www.guidetopsychology.com /intro.htm   (688 words)

 Psychology & Child Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Though most research in psychology and child development is reported in scholarly journals, books can often provide a broader or historical perspective on a subject; therefore searching an online catalog for such materials may be beneficial.
ScienceDirect is a science database that provides the full text of many scientific journals including a number related to the fields of psychology and child development.
Wiley Interscience is a science database that provides the full text of many scientific journals including a number related to the fields of psychology and child development.
www.lib.calpoly.edu /classes/SubjectSpecial/Sallie/psychology.shtml   (1518 words)

 Child Psychology
Child Psychology: Various Papers- A pay-site that grants you access to professional journals.
Society for Research In Child Development- A not-for-profit, professional association with an international membership of approximately 5,000 researchers, practitioners, and human development professionals.
The Society of Pediatric Psychology - A forum for professionals interested in caring for children and their families.
www.teach-nology.com /teachers/special_ed/child_psychology   (343 words)

 Child Psychology Diploma and Certificate Programs Online & Distance Learning
This course would be of value to anyone who works or lives with children and an ideal course for teachers wanting to get some background information on the psychological understanding of the 'Little people'.
Because the beginnings of serious emotional problems often appear in the early years, many elementary schools employ psychologists whose training combines courses in child development, education and clinical psychology to work with individual children to evaluate learning and emotional problems.
Athabasca The Centre for Psychology at Athabasca University offers a Diploma in Inclusive Education for students who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach and manage students with learning and/or behaviour difficulties.
www.worldwidelearn.com /career-training/child-psychology.htm   (570 words)

 Child Psychology ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Such pictures are influenced mostly by what the parents mention about Allah's pleasure and displeasure in the context of a child's misbehaviour and his "sinning" against Him because of the misbehaviour.
For example, the mention of Allah as punishing for a wrong-doing makes a child liken Him to a teacher he knows in the neighbourhood who punishes students in the school.
And yet, the mention of Allah being Wise and all the time Alive gives to another child the picture of an old and knowledgeable grandfather who is getting older and older and yet keeps on living.
www.dartabligh.org /books/ebooks/child/page32.asp   (343 words)

It is desirable and strongly recommended that students have the prerequisite preparation prior to entering the program; however, it is possible for students to complete some program prerequisites (e.g., education courses) early in the program, after program admission.
Before students are enrolled in the Bilingual School Psychology internship, they must pass a language proficiency examination, and demonstrate that they are capable of providing psychological services to bilingual populations in their native language.
Students in the bilingual school psychology master’s program are eligible to apply for the doctoral program in School-Clinical Child Psychology.
www.pace.edu /dyson/graduate/ms_of_edbipsychology.htm   (766 words)

 Child Psychology
This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts and terms necessary to lay a foundation for continued study in the field of child psychology.
You will be introduced to concepts that will equip you to make wiser decisions in day to day life with regard to working with and understanding child development and behavior, and to be more aware of issues that currently and historically impact the behavior of children.
Please read an article related to child development or the welfare of children.
www.vw.vccs.edu /vwhaymd/child_psychologysyllabus01.htm   (522 words)

 DU Psychology Department Child Clinical Research
Our particular goals are to produce Ph.D. psychologists who: 1) have the requisite knowledge and skills for entry into the field of clinical psychology, 2) can contribute to scientific knowledge, 3) can carry out science based clinical work, and 4) approach their work with sensitivity to ethical issues and to developmental, cultural, and individual differences.
Accredited by APA in clinical psychology since 1964, the University of Denver program is one of the few in the country that primarily focuses on providing training in clinical child psychology.
The child is viewed as a member of a number of important social systems (e.g., school, family, community).
www.du.edu /psychology/research/child_clinical.htm   (770 words)

 Child Psychology
Examines human growth and development up to adolescence; provides overview of the major issues of developmental research in psychology, as well as reviews of the prevailing theories describing the course of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional maturation.
Although students will be introduced to child development through readings and multimedia presentations, students will also be asked to communicate interactively about the research and theory in a variety of manners, including via computer discussion groups.
Students may be able to substitute Developmental Psychology for Child Psychology, if approval for such substitution is granted by the Chairperson of the Major Department.
pirate.shu.edu /~buckneja/childpsychdescription.htm   (245 words)

 Child Psychology | Child Development | Child Psychopathology | Questia.com Online Library
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Child Psychology in Retrospect and Prospect: In Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Institute of Child Development » Read Now
...a perusal of the content of child psychology and child psychiatry journals...students in the fields of clinical child psychology, child psychiatry, pediatrics...Ed.
www.questia.com /library/child-psychology.jsp   (694 words)

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