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This course will provide an overview of child psychology, including but not limited to the nature and nurture influences on a child’s development, why correlation rather than cause is used in the study of children’s behaviour and the key issues in studying children.
This course will provide an introduction to key theories and issues within the study of newborn psychology and development, and will include but not be limited to theories of newborn development, genetic and environmental factors (nature and nurture) that can influence a child’s personality and the effect the perinatal environment can have on a child’s development.
This course will provide an introduction to the early development of children before they acquire language, including but not limited to sensory discrimination and the various types of discrimination, the infant states psychologists observe in research and the concept of Habituation.
This course will provide an introduction to ways infants and young children learn, and a range of factors that can influence their learning. It will include but not be limited to the four basic ways of learning and how they can be practically applied to a child’s learning, the roles of reinforcement, consequences and punishment and the factors that contribute to learned helplessness.
This course will provide an overview of how healthy social and emotional development can be studied and supported in children, including but not limited to the emotions displayed at different stages of an infant’s development, theories on mother-child attachment and the perceptual recognition approach.
This course will provide an introduction to psychological understandings of reasoning skills and information processing, and how these skills apply to children’s learning. It will include but not be limited to the different types of play and why they are important, Piaget’s stages of cognitive development and the significance of memory capacity in cognitive development.
This course will provide an introduction to a range of theories about how children first learn to speak and understand language, including but not limited to the different language acquisition theories, the development of speech during the first two years of a baby’s life and techniques that can aid the development of language in babies.
This course will provide an introduction to a range of influences on the development of intelligence in children, and will include but not be limited to the influence nature and nurture has on intelligence, approaches to defining intelligence and the impact parental influences can have on intelligence.
This course will provide an introduction to the beginnings of social cognition in children, including but not limited to key concepts of social cognition, the development of egocentrism in children and how the development of social cognition is reflected in friendships children form.
This course will provide an introduction to the ways that children learn right and wrong, covering various approaches to the psychological study of morality. It will include but not be limited to the difference between power-assertive discipline and inductive discipline, strategies designed to encourage altruistic behaviour and a look at aggression.
This course will take a look at a range of influences on the development of sexuality in children, and will include but not be limited to Freud’s key principle on child sexuality and psychosexual development, gender identity vs sex role identity, sexual behaviour displayed by children and a look at abuse.
This course will provide an introduction to the impact of socialisation on the healthy development of children, including but not limited to the influence and effects parental behaviour and family structure can have on a child’s development, common disciplinary methods, the level of influence siblings have on a child’s development as well as the influence of peer interaction on socialisation.
This course will provide an introduction to Employment Payment Summaries, including but not limited to the procedure for reconciliation from payroll to the general ledger, how to prepare payroll for the year end and how to produce employment payment summaries so that they can be filed with the ATO and published to the employee’s secure portal.
This course will provide an introduction to the changes that occur moving from adolescence to adulthood, including but not limited to Erikson’s latter stages of development, theories on vocational development and the influential factors on career choice.
This course costs $1,450 + GST or only $25 per week on a no deposit, interest free payment plan. Click here to get started now.
This course takes approximately 300 hours, and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.
Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.
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Absolutely! You’ve got a 10 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.