Ch 5: TExES School Counselor: Differences & Issues in Human Development

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View the lessons in this chapter to refresh your memory about differences and issues in human development that will appear on the TExES School Counselor exam.

TExES School Counselor: Differences & Issues in Human Development - Chapter Summary

Re-familiarize yourself with differences and issues in human development so that you're prepared for the TExES School Counselor test. These engaging video lessons will help you get ready to answer questions about:

  • Abnormal human development:classification and diagnosis
  • Social norms and social issues
  • Developmental abnormalities; emotional and behavioral disorders
  • Stress, resilience and adjustment difficulties
  • Latchkey and self-care children
  • ADHD
  • Renzulli's triad
  • Mood, eating, anxiety and substance-related disorders

After reviewing these developmental issues you can take the quizzes that go with each lesson. At the end of the chapter is a test that encourages you to put everything you've studied together in preparation for the TExES exam.

16 Lessons in Chapter 5: TExES School Counselor: Differences & Issues in Human Development
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The Interrelationships of Developmental Domains

1. The Interrelationships of Developmental Domains

In this lesson, we'll identify the various domains of human development and explain the interrelationships between these domains to have a deeper understanding of the relationship between cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and language development.

Abnormal Human Development: Definition & Examples

2. Abnormal Human Development: Definition & Examples

Abnormal development occurs when a person develops an unusual pattern of behavior, emotion or thought. In this lesson, you will learn what abnormal development is, how it is determined and examine different examples.

Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders

3. Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders

How do you diagnose something that you can't see? That's the problem faced by psychologists. This lesson will show you the tool they use to help diagnose their patients.

What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

4. What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults

In this lesson, you will gain an understanding of social norms and define related terms. You will also examine the effects of social norms in infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development

5. Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development

Children grow and develop in many ways. But sometimes issues at home or school can get in the way of development. In this lesson, we'll look at some issues that might contribute to developmental problems in a child's life.

Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

6. Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning

Developmental abnormalities in children have an impact on their learning and social skills. Examine an example in this lesson that will help you learn about the importance of early intervention.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

7. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.

Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

8. Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

Childhood can be a stressful time. But what causes children to feel stress, and how can they deal with it? Watch this lesson to find out what factors impact how much stress a child feels, and what properties of resilience allow children to deal with stress.

Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood

9. Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood

What happens when a child has social or emotional problems? In this lesson, we'll look at adjustment issues in middle childhood, including anxiety, school phobia and depression, and what parents can do to help their children.

Latchkey and Self-Care Children in Middle Childhood

10. Latchkey and Self-Care Children in Middle Childhood

Latchkey kids have to take care of themselves when they are home alone. But is this a good thing or a bad thing? In this lesson, we'll look at some of the benefits and drawbacks of self-care in middle childhood.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.

Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

12. Advanced Cognitive Development and Renzulli's Triad

In this lesson, we will explore advanced cognitive development in terms of a gifted child. We will also define what it means to be gifted and Joseph Renzulli's model of giftedness.

Mood Disorders: Depression, Persistent Depressive Disorder & Bipolar Disorder

13. Mood Disorders: Depression, Persistent Depressive Disorder & Bipolar Disorder

Does feeling sad automatically mean someone is depressed? Are there different kinds of depression? What are mood disorders? This lesson will take a look at the answers to those questions.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

14. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

Many of us have something about our appearance that we'd like to change, but for some people these desires can develop into actual disorders. How are body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders related? This lesson gives you a closer look at these disorders and the impact they can have on people.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

15. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

When do we cross the boundary between natural worry and the debilitating types of anxiety associated with disorders? In this lesson, you'll explore some common anxiety disorders and their potential causes.

Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

16. Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

Many people have a drink now and then, but how do you know if you have a substance-related disorder? This lesson will help you learn the difference between just having a drink and having an actual problem.

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