Aug 19, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CECP 3800 - Personal Growth and Development through the Lifespan


This course examines personal development from a psychological perspective by exploring a wide variety of ways in which to change, grow, and achieve one’s creative potential. Drawing from counseling psychology’s emphasis on strengths-focused, preventative and contextual influences on development, the course advances a multi-faceted approach to personal development combining research, theory, personal experience, and self-reflection. The content includes: (a) theories of human development; (b) strategies for facilitating optimum development over the lifespan; and (c) the stages of family development. The course emphasizes psychological approaches for assessing and enhancing human development within a cultural context across the lifespan. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – Personal Wellness Category.

Credits: 3 hours



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