Human Growth & Development

Human Growth & Development : An Irish Perspective

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

  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 176 x 245 x 15mm | 529g
  • Publication date: 22 Mar 2013
  • Publisher: Gill
  • Imprint: Gill Education
  • Publication City/Country: Dublin, Ireland
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition Statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • ISBN10: 071715629X
  • ISBN13: 9780717156290
  • Bestsellers rank: 21,449

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