Online Course » EME03 Emerging Adulthood - The New and Old Family (inactive)

Course Description:
Dr. Maxine Wintre’s research addresses the ignored role of parents in the psychological health and life transitions of emerging adults. In part, it explains why parents have been left out of the picture and then describes more recent theories and research, investigating perceived reciprocity with parents and social support, perceived stress, depression, anxiety, transition to university, to the army, etc that pave the way for practical implications and interventions and further research.
Course Objective:
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about: 

• Define “a unidirectional approach” and describe in what ways Psychology in the last 50 years has changed from this approach regarding child development.
 • Name and describe Bronfenbrenner’s three different systems that impact upon the developing child.
• Understand the purpose of symmetrical relationships between adolescents and their parents from the point of view of the adolescent.
• Compare authoritarian with authoritative parenting styles.

Intended Audience:
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio:
Maxine Wintre, Ph.D.  has been described by her students as very enthusiastic, funny, organized, knowing her material and delivering informative, clear and enjoyable lectures.  She is professor of psychology at York University and conducts research on the transition from adolescence to adulthood.  She has written, published, and presented at international conferences on aspects of this topic and has been the recipient of many awards and grants over the years.  Among the different topics on emerging adulthood. Dr Wintre has conducted many studies on students of divorced parents vs. students from intact families and their transition to university; plus minority vs. majority students and their transition to university
Course Prerequisite(s):
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
ASWB - view details
NBCC - view details




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