Human Growth and Development Through the Lifespan

Author: Kathleen M. Thies,John F. Travers

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781556425066

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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As part of the Quick Look Nursing series, Growth and Development Through the Lifespan presents an overview of human growth and development from conception through later adult life using a biopsychosocial framework. Written by Kathleen M. Thies, PhD, RN and John F. Travers, EdD, this text is designed to illustrate the various ages and stages of human development.

CLEP Human Growth and Development (REA) - The Best Test Prep for the CLEP

Author: Research and Education Association

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 9780878913428

Category: Study Aids

Page: 258

View: 2914

REA ... Real review, Real practice, Real results. An easier path to a college degree - get college credits without the classes. CLEP HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - with TESTware Includes CD with timed practice tests, instant scoring, and more. Based on today’s official CLEP exam Are you prepared to excel on the CLEP? * Take the first practice test to discover what you know and what you should know * Set up a flexible study schedule by following our easy timeline * Use REA's advice to ready yourself for proper study and success Study what you need to know to pass the exam * The book's on-target subject review features coverage of all topics on the official CLEP exam, including theories of development, intelligence, family and society, atypical development, and more. * Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills * Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test * Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study Practice for real * Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with the book’s 3 full-length practice tests on REA’s TESTware CD, featuring test-taking against the clock, instant scoring by topic, handy mark-and-return function, pause function, and more. * OR choose paper-and-pencil testing at your own pace * Chart your progress with full and detailed explanations of all answers * Boost your confidence with test-taking strategies and experienced advice Specially Written for Solo Test Preparation! REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. Most titles are also offered with REA's exclusive TESTware software to make your practice more effective and more like exam day. REA's CLEP Prep guides will help you get valuable credits, save on tuition, and advance your chosen career by earning a college degree.

Human Growth and Development

Author: Noël Cameron

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780121566517

Category: Medical

Page: 434

View: 1410

Human Growth and Development pulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use. This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fields in addition to a thorough reference for further research. * Both biological and bio-medical approaches to human development. * Chapters on research methods of growth data collection. * Annotated reference lists for every chapter. * Tremendous breadth of knowledge within a single source.

Human Growth and Development

Author: Chris Beckett,Hilary Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 152647087X

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

View: 9382

Written for students training for careers in the helping professions, the Fourth Edition covers all the essential topics central to understanding people whether they are clients, service users, patients or pupils. Following the shape of a human life, beginning with birth and ending with death, it combines theoretical concepts and reflective learning to your help students develop an understanding of what makes us grow and change over our lives. The NEW Online Case Study Resource - Tangled Webs Now you and your students can explore key issues and themes raised in the book and develop the skill of linking theory to practice with free access to a new online case study resource. By following the lives of people living in the fictional London Borough of Bexford, this series of interlinked and extended case studies will allow your students to explore complex situations, much as they might do as practitioners in their working lives, and consider what ideas about Human Growth and Development might inform their thinking and practice.

Human Growth and Development

Author: Jerome Seymour Bruner,Alison Garton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Child development

Page: 168

View: 5042

Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Applications for Counselors

Author: David Capuzzi,Mark D. Stauffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118984749

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

View: 7427

A practically focused guide to effective counseling of all clients Human Development Across the Life Span is a practical guide to human growth and development, moving beyond theory to include real-world applications for counselors who work with clients. Written by recognized authorities in mental health counseling and counselor education, this book is fully aligned with the American Counseling Association's accreditation standards and includes contributions by well-known and respected academics and practitioners. Based on an extensive review of course syllabi across CACREP-accredited programs, this book is organized to follow the way courses are typically taught and follows a consistent structure including pedagogical elements that help students learn. After a thorough examination of essential concepts and theories of life span development, the book moves through each stage of human growth and development to provide expert insight, short case studies, and practical applications to counseling. The full Instructor's package provides a useful set of tools, including a Respondus test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an Instructor's Manual. This book is the only text on human growth and development that emphasizes the key implications and applications for counselors, providing useful information and the insights of real experts in each subject area. Understand the developmental milestones at each life stage Appreciate clients' perspectives to better facilitate appropriate interventions Work more effectively with clients of any age, from toddlers to seniors Tailor your approach to meet the unique needs and abilities of each life stage As a counselor, you cannot approach a child's therapy the same way you approach an adult's. Even within each major category, each developmental stage includes a nuanced set of characteristics that, considered appropriately, will inform a more effective treatment plan. Human Development Across the Life Span is a comprehensive guide to understanding all of your clients, and providing the type of counseling that facilitates more positive outcomes.

Physical Activity

Human Growth and Development

Author: G Rarick

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323151159

Category: Medical

Page: 420

View: 3266

Physical Activity: Human Growth and Development describes the relationship of physical activity and the growth, development, and health of children. This book is composed of 14 chapters that focus on the research of biological and behavioral science that is related to the physical activity needs and problems of children and youth. The introductory chapters deal with the link between exercise and the growth and development of muscle tissue and bone and joint structures. The next chapters review the several factors affecting the working capacity of children and adolescents; body composition and exercise during growth and development; and the effect of physical activity of motor performance and skills. These topics are followed by discussions of the influence of age and sex on motor learning, as well as the hereditary factors concerning stability and change in motor abilities. A chapter examines the motor performance of mentally retarded children. The final chapters discuss the significance of psychosocial development and the process of socialization in the growth and development of children and youth. This book is of great value to physicians, graduate students, and researchers who are in the fields of growth and development and exercise physiology.

Human Growth and Development

Author: Noel Professor Cameron,Barry Bogin

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 012384651X

Category: Science

Page: 600

View: 1085

Offering a study of biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches, the second edition of Human Growth and Development is a valued resource for researchers, professors and graduate students across the interdisciplinary area of human development. With timely chapters on obesity, diet / lifestyle, and genetics, this edition is the only publication offering a biological, biomedical and biocultural approach. The second edition of Human Growth and Development includes contributions from the well-known experts in the field and is the most reputable, comprehensive resource available. New chapters discussing genomics and epigenetics, developmental origins, body proportions and health and the brain and neurological development Presented in the form of lectures to facilitate student programming Updated content highlighting the latest research on the relationship between early growth and later (adult) outcomes: the developmental origins of health and disease

Human Growth and Development

An Introduction for Social Workers

Author: John Sudbery,Andrew Whittaker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351397559

Category: Social Science

Page: 374

View: 3031

Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second edition of this introductory text for social workers provides a knowledge base about human development from conception to death. It is designed to encourage understanding of a wide range of experiences: from the developmental trajectories of children in care, to adult mental distress and the experiences of people with dementia, to bereavement. Using engaging narratives to illustrate each topic, the authors clearly introduce and analyse different theoretical approaches, and link them to real-life situations faced by social workers. Packed with case studies, this student-friendly book includes overviews, summaries, questions and further reading in each chapter, as well as a ‘Taking it further’ section providing greater depth on key theoretical issues. A reference section contains a glossary and overviews of the principal theories discussed throughout the book. It is an essential read for all social work students.

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development

Author: Stanley J. Ulijaszek,Francis E. Johnston,Michael A. Preece

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521560467

Category: Science

Page: 497

View: 8529

The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development is a comprehensive but accessible account of the current understanding of the factors affecting human growth and development. Over 120 internationally renowned experts have contributed to the book, covering topics such as fetal and postnatal growth, the relative impact of genetic and environmental factors, behavioral development, growth abnormalities, the human lifespan, and the prospects for future generations. Extensively illustrated with photographs, graphs, and diagrams, it offers a great breadth of topic coverage, providing insights into the subject for those not familiar with the area.

Human Growth & Development

An Irish Perspective

Author: Emma Zara O'Brien

Publisher: Gill Education

ISBN: 9780717156290

Category: Developmental psychology

Page: 224

View: 2207

Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context. New to this edition: Updated for the Human Growth and Development award (5N1279) New chapter emphasises the application of knowledge to practical, work-based problems and scenarios Greater prominence given to the older stage of lifespan development with reference to the Creating Excellence in Dementia Care report 2012 Irish and international facts, research, cases and statistics are used to: explain normal patterns of lifespan development; introduce variations within the normal range; highlight the factors that can affect development throughout the lifespan. Examines the stages from infancy to old age within the framework of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional theories. Written For: NFQ Level 5 Human Growth and Developemnt component module, as part of: Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009) Applied Social Studies (5M2181) Community Care (5M2786) Health Service Skills (5M3782) Healthcare Support (5M4339) Nursing Studies (5M4349) Community Health Services (5M4468) Also suitable for: CACHE courses in Childcare and Health and Social Care Montessori courses and Returning to Education courses Introduction to Psychology courses

Human Growth and Development

A Psychological Approach

Author: Frank Wesley,Edith Sullivan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 326

View: 2075

Psychology for Social Work

A Comprehensive Guide to Human Growth and Development

Author: Emma Zara O'Brien

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137577002

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 1932

This exciting new book is an engaging and accessible introduction to understanding human behaviour and development from a psychological perspective. Written by a psychologist with extensive teaching experience, it offers a clear and systematic exploration of psychological concepts and research, and discussion of their relevance for social work practice. The psychological framework provides thematic coherence for a uniquely wide range of material, from brain development to communication skills, psychiatric diagnoses to forms of discrimination. Adopting a logical and intuitive structure, its material is relevant both to Human Growth and Development modules and a range of other Social Work modules with psychological content. Psychology for Social Work offers a truly integrative resource for students, allowing them to see how different elements of theory and research connect together for practical application. Written as an introductory text, the language is accessible and user-friendly with diagrams and 'In Focus' pieces used to support learning. There is an emphasis on student learning and chapters include an outline at its beginning; definition boxes to highlight important information; and the use of case studies and activities to encourage students to engage with the topics at hand.

CLEP Human Growth and Development

Author: Patricia Heindel,Staff of Research Education Association

Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.

ISBN: 0738603961

Category: Study Aids

Page: 340

View: 9176

REA … Real review, Real practice, Real results. An easier path to a college degree – get college credits without the classes. CLEP HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT – 8th EditionTESTware CD with timed practice tests, instant scoring, and more. Based on today’s official CLEP exam Are you prepared to excel on the CLEP? * Take the first practice test to discover what you know and what you should know * Set up a flexible study schedule by following our easy timeline * Use REA's advice to ready yourself for proper study and success Study what you need to know to pass the exam * The book's on-target subject review features coverage of all topics on the official CLEP exam, including theories of development, intelligence, family and society, atypical development, and more. * Smart and friendly lessons reinforce necessary skills * Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test * Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study Practice for real * Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with the book’s 3 full-length practice tests on REA’s TESTware CD, featuring test-taking against the clock, instant scoring by topic, handy mark-and-return function, pause function, and more. * OR choose paper-and-pencil testing at your own pace * Chart your progress with full and detailed explanations of all answers * Boost your confidence with test-taking strategies and experienced advice Specially Written for Solo Test Preparation! REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. Most titles are also offered with REA's exclusive TESTware software to make your practice more effective and more like exam day. REA's CLEP Prep guides will help you get valuable credits, save on tuition, and advance your chosen career by earning a college degree.

Handbook of Human Growth and Developmental Biology

Author: Esmail Meisami,Paola S. Timiras

Publisher: CRC-Press

ISBN: 9780849331855

Category: Science

Page: 376

View: 7153

This broad treatise, published in three volumes, provides a systematic overview of the biological aspects and problems of human growth and development from conception to full maturity. Volume II, Part B concerns the development of neuroendocrine control and endocrine glands, sexual and reproductive maturation. It covers developmental nutrition and metabolism, and factors affecting growth. It presents problems relating to intrinsic and extrinsic factors affecting growth. It presents problems relating to intrinsic and extrinsic factors influencing growth at different stages. Included are aspects of lactation, nutrition and metabolism during growth and development. Emphasis of value to biological and biomedical specialists, and researchers interested in human and animal growth and development.