Adolescent Psychology Online Course

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks



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If you live or work with teenagers this course can help you!

Understand the behaviour and theory behind working and living with adolescents. Develop an understanding of the changes that adolescents go through during their teenage years. Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors.

This course helps students gain understanding and knowledge of the  physical, emotional and intellectual development of adolescents by examing the ‘ages and stages’ of adolescent development, which is used as a basis for examining teenage sexuality, morality, delinquency, transition to adulthood and more in 10 lessons.

This course is highly recommended for secondary school teachers, youth workers, parents and anyone who needs to understand the teenagers in their life.

Course Aims:

  • Explain the theories of child development in relation to adolescents.
  • Describe life crises in relation to adolescents.
  • Describe the physical changes that occur in puberty.
  • Determine the intellectual changes that occur in adolescence.
  • Describe emotional development that occurs during adolescence.
  • Discuss sexuality during adolescence
  • Describe social development that occurs in adolescence.
  • Explain the theories of moral development in relation to teenagers.
  • Discuss the links between adolescence and delinquent activity such as crime.
  • Explain changes that occur moving from adolescence to adulthood.

Your Tutor

Dr. Nicholas Harris B. Psychology (Hons I), PhD
Nicholas Harris

Nicholas is a social psychologist; he studies and teaches on topics involving group-level and individual-level behavior, as well as examining the effect of the situation. Nicholas has been involved in writing textbooks and research papers in psychology. Nicholas’ teaching experience is vast; he has taught social psychology, indigenous and intercultural psychology, statistics, research methods, psychological measurement and assessment, personality, organizational psychology, counselling skills, and ethics. Nicholas has also completed a number of short courses on counselling and suicide prevention, and has volunteered for a number of years with Lifeline. Nicholas has supervised a number of honours and master’s research theses.