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PSY 281 Psychology of Adolescence and Maturity

The course will examine a wide range of issues in adolescence, such as historical perspectives on adolescence; biological changes; cognitive development; parenting styles and family dynamics; moral development; drug abuse; and psychological disorders of adolescence. The issues will be illustrated and further developed through the use of several case studies. This course would benefit students who have an interest in education such as classroom teacher (both regular and special education), school counselor/school adjustment counselor, administrator; speech/language pathology; occupational therapy; social work; youth services; case management; pupil personnel services; family counseling; and advocacy.