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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a human growth and development in counseling unit of a standard counseling course. Topics covered include:
- Stages of psychosocial development according to Erikson
- Stages of moral development proposed by Kohlberg
- Beginnings of feminist development theory
- Spiritual and religious development in counseling
- Effects on counseling of adult and older adult development theories
1. Pioneers in Human Development Theory: Freud, Piaget & Jung
What were the first theories on childhood development? Here, we will look at Freud's theory that started it all and examine Jung and Piaget's theories that followed thereafter.
2. Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples
How do we form identities as we age and grow? To answer this question, Erik Erikson came up with eight stages of identity formation that revolve around conflict and resolution. Who are you, and who will you become after completing this lesson?
3. Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
How do people learn to make morally sound decisions? To illustrate Kohlberg's levels of moral development, we'll follow Lauren as she makes difficult decisions.
4. Adult and Older Adult Development Theories
What kinds of development do adults go through? In this lesson, we will look at four psychologists who discuss the ways adults develop emotionally and mentally.
5. Feminist Development Theory
There are several theories of human development in psychology. But did you know there is one specifically for women? In this lesson, we will look into the stages that make up this theory.
6. Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling
Religious or spiritual discussions do not just happen in churches. This lesson looks into spiritual and religious counseling done by therapists and why it is of interest to clients.
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