Module title: Holistic perspectives on the development of infants, children and young people

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CHN07104
Module leader: Kelly Stone
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery and Child Health
Prerequisites

n/a


Description of module content:

Foetal development; History of childhood; Developmental theories, e.g. Piaget, Vygotsky, Erikson, Kohlberg, Freud; Physical, psychological, cognitive, social, verbal, emotional and moral development; Typical/Atypical child development.
Attachment theories: Bowlby, Rutter, Robertson; Attachment patterns / consequences of insecure attachment.
Nature / nurture debate; Family functioning including cultural /social perspectives; Children’s understanding of health; Development screening

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Outline the key stages of foetal development and transitions that occur at birth.
LO2: Gain an appreciation of the key developmental theories.
LO3: Recognise the different patterns of development and related needs in infancy, childhood and adolescence
LO4: Develop an awareness of the factors that may affect secure attachment, which may include culture and diversity
LO5: Reflect on how the multi disciplinary team contributes to how children or their parents/ carers conceptualise their health

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - CUNNINGHAM, H. (2006) THE INVENTION OF CHILDHOOD: BBC BOOKS, 1st ed. - ISBN: 0563493909
Core - BEE, H. AND BOYD, D. (2012) LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT: PEARSON EDUCATION, 6th ed. - ISBN: 0205002986
Core - DANIEL, B., WASSELL, S. AND GILLIGAN, R. (2010) CHILD DEVELOPMENT FOR CHILD CARE AND PROTECTION WORKERS: JESSICA KINGSLEY, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781849050685
Core - GLASPER, E.A. AND RICHARDSON, J. (2010) A TEXTBOOK OF CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S NURSING: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 1
Core - SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT (A NEW LOOK AT HALL 4) - HTTP://WWW.GOV.SCOT/RESOURCE/DOC/337318/0110676.PDF
Recommended - GIDDENS, A. AND SUTTON, P. (2013) SOCIOLOGY: POLITY PRESS, 7th ed. - ISBN: 9780745652931
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