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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
Erickson's eight stages of psychosocial development are oral-sensory, muscular-anal, locomotor, latency, adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood. Explore each stage and the significance of impulses and behaviors within them.
3. Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development
Lawrence Kohlberg theorized about how children make decisions when facing a moral dilemma. Learn about Kohlberg's pre-conventional, conventional, and post-conventional stages of moral development, the six stages within those levels, and also Gilligan's critique of his model.
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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- The Professional Counselor: Help and Review
- The Counseling Process: Help and Review
- Theoretical Approaches in Counseling: Help and Review
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling: Help and Review
- School Counseling: Help and Review
- Career Counseling: Help and Review
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- Group Counseling: Help and Review
- Crisis Situations & Intervention