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Course module: 500839-M-6
500839-M-6
Development and Developmental Problems in Adolescence
Course info
Course module500839-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences; TSB: Developmental Psychology; Development Psychology;
Is part of
M Psychology and Mental Health: Clinical Child Psych
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. J. Dewinter, PhD
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
dr. J.J. Sijtsema
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
drs. I.J. Zeeuw
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
BLOK 2
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 12/10/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
Aims

After this course the student:

  1. Is acquainted with and able to apply theoretical models in adolescent psychology to explain social-emotional and behavioral development in adolescence
  2. 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. 
  3. Knows the current range of interventions targeted at reducing social-emotional and behavioral problem development in adolescence
  4. Is able to tentatively analyze and interpret clinical cases

Recommended Prerequisites

Bachelor Psychology
Content

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 instructions

Lectures

Type of exams

Written exam - essay questions

Compulsory Reading
  1. Aanvullende artikelen/additional articles (worden bekend gemaakt tijdens de cursus).
Contact person
drs. I.J. Zeeuw
Timetable information
Development and Developmental Problems in Adolescence
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01BLOK 2229-01-2021
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01BLOK 2119-12-2020
Required materials
-
Recommended materials
To be announced
Course material includes scientific articles and book chapters. These will be communicated on Canvas before the beginning of the course.
Tests
Written

Paper

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