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The purpose of this module is to give an overview of typical infant development, defined as average or “on-time” growth based on the attainment of specific physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-emotional, and behavioural milestones across specific stages.
A foundational understanding of average development can be useful to practitioners in many ways, from assisting clinicians in history taking or planning diagnostic work at intake to assessment, augmenting case conceptualisation and the selection of developmentally appropriate treatments.
This unit has starting dates of 08 February, 15 March, 03 May, 02 August, 06 September, and 25 October during the 2021 academic year.
Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to: