After this course the student:
- Is acquainted with and able to apply theoretical models in adolescent psychology to explain social-emotional and behavioral development in adolescence
- Is able to explain adolescent behavior via the role of the social context (peers, parents, [social] media) and the general development of adolescents. In addition, the student is able to understand (a) data collection methods and (b) contemporary statistical techniques in adolescent psychology, and (c) can reflect critically on scientific literature and connect research to daily clinical practice.
- Knows the current range of interventions targeted at reducing social-emotional and behavioral problem development in adolescence
- Is able to tentatively analyze and interpret clinical cases
Recommended PrerequisitesBachelor Psychology
This course is centered on several important themes in adolescent psychology related to the behavioral, cognitive, social, and physical development of adolescents. The emphasis is on theories and research that provide an explanation for the rapid changes that occur during adolescence. In addition, during several guest lectures the (clinical) application of these theories and insights will be demonstrated.
Type of instructionsLectures
Type of examsWritten exam - essay questions
- Aanvullende artikelen/additional articles (worden bekend gemaakt tijdens de cursus).