Developmental, Learning and Behavioural Disorders in Children and Adolescents BPS215 Online Course

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks



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With increasing diagnosis of childhood developmental disorders it is becoming important for anyone involved with children to understand not only the range of disorders but how they may affect the child’s ability to interact with the world around them and more importantly how that interaction can be perceived as problematic and wrongly within the child’s control.  This course aims to introduce the student to a range of selected disorders and examines the impact upon not only the sufferer but also their family and those around them.

This course is suitable for parents, teachers, caregivers of children with conditions such as:

  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Autism
  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • OPPD
  • ADHD
  • Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties
  • Conduct Disorders
  • Motor Skill Disorders
  • Other developmental disorders



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.