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CAYW 121

This course deals with the phases of growth and development from adolescence through to early adulthood. References are made to developmental theories, heredity, social norms, as well as environmental and cultural issues. The focus is on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development in the context of the family, education and community domains. A direct connection between theory and practice of field of Child and Youth Care (CYC) is emphasized as essential for preventative purposes.