Child Psychology Level 3
Studying our Child Psychology Level 3 course will help open your mind to how a child's mind works. It will help you understand their development stages, teenage years and their wants and needs.
You will understand the importance of play in a child's life, how they think and feel and development of their language, alongside social interaction.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-Paced Online
Suitability - Who should attend?
No prior knowledge or skills in child psychology is needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).
This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.
Training Qualifications UK are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.
Training Course Content
Unit 1: An introduction to child psychology
- Introduction to childhood
- A history of childhood education
- Branches of psychology
- History of psychology
- Alternate approaches to psychology
- Ways of researching
- Working with children
Unit 2: Cognitive development
- Language basics
- The stages of cognitive development
- Using language in child psychology
- Forming logic
- Steps in the perceptual process
- Piaget’s theory
- Socialisation in children
Unit 3: Relationships and attachment
- Versions of attachment
- Different types of attachment
- Disruption of attachment
- Nature and nurture
- Natural behaviour
- John Bowlby
- Early relationships
Unit 4: Cognition and memory
- Memory processes
- Short-term memory
- Long-term memory
- Memory and learning
- Stimulating memory
- How a child’s mind works
- A child’s perception
- Child psychology in context
Unit 5: Emotional changes
- Learning theories
- Cognitive priming
- Kohlberg’s perspective
- Stages and levels of moral development
- Eisenberg’s theory
- Developing emotions
Unit 6: Development into adolescence
- Adolescence theories
- Changes into adolescence
Course delivery details
For online based courses, you will study your course and submit work online. Paper based courses are the same as online, but with additional printed study packs sent to you.
Studying our Child Psychology Level 3 course will help open your mind to how a child’s mind works. It will help you understand their development stages, teenage years and their wants and needs.
You will understand the importance of play in a child’s life, how they think and feel and development of their language, alongside social interaction.
Alongside this course, you will be provided with a self-study counselling course free of charge.
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