50-515 Child Growth and Development

This is a specialized course that prepares candidates to understand the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth and development of a child’s life from prenatal development through pubescence. Special emphasis is given to the growth and development of young children aged birth through eight years. It is designed to serve as a comprehensive introduction to the principles and basic concepts of typical and atypical child growth and development. Emphasis is on helping candidates create an environment for children that will promote optimum development. Experiences such as laboratory observations, job shadowing, or laboratory participation may be included if opportunities are available.