Self directed online learning
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9 video based modules
New Exclusive clip from Angela Joyce
This course provides a broad overview of the stages in child development. Across 9 lectures, it explores several psychoanalytic theories of development and the key developmental stages in a child’s life.
This course consists of recorded lectures, a transcript of the lectures and a glossary of terms.
The learning objectives for this course are:
- To familiarise learners with psychoanalytic theories of Child Development
- To develop learners’ awareness and understanding of the emotional life of human beings from birth to young adulthood, from a psychoanalytic perspective.
- To learn what are expected behaviors and emotional reactions at different stages of development, and discuss challenging situations that one may encounter as a parent, a teacher or a health professional
All of the lectures are hosted by members and fellows of the British Psychoanalytical Society.
Lecture 1 – Setting the scene – Angela Joyce (30 minutes)
Lecture 2 – Pregnancy – Pina Attinuci (33 minutes)
Lecture 3 – Parenthood – Pina Attinuci (29 minutes)
Lecture 4 – Infancy – Angela Joyce (34 minutes)
Lecture 5 – Toddlers and early childhood – Angela Joyce (64 minutes)
Lecture 6 – Latency – Judith Jackson (24 minutes)
Lecture 7 – Who am I? In search of self. – Dr. Hannah Browne (28 minutes)
Lecture 8 – Setting forth and letting go. – Dr. Hannah Browne (27 minutes)
Lecture 9 – Breakdown in adolescence – Anne Harrison (32 minutes)
This is a Beginner course and is suitable for all learners. You can find out more about our difficulty levels here.
You must have a reasonably good internet connection to view our video content (around 400kbps – 2Mbps download speed, 400kbps+ upload speed).
You will have access to all course materials at any time for the duration of your chosen course. This allows you to learn at your own pace and review particular topics as needed.
There are no discussion groups currently planned for this course, but you can express an interest by filling out this form.
About the lecturers
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