BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

1. Provide an introduction (Please answer the following questions in your answer: State the relevance to social work and how social work as a...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

SPECIAL CHILD

a child with special needs for education and training. They may have learning disabilities, mental retardation or emotional problems.

MENTAL DEVELOPMENT

are the progressive changes and improvements during mental maturation.

Psychological Effects of Child Abandonment

There are two different, though equally devastating, ways a child can be abandoned - physically and emotionally. Physical abandonment occurs when one or more...

BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGY

n. a range of experimentally-established techniques and approaches which are designed to effect behavioral change. It is a set of procedures accepted by scientists...

ADULTHOOD

the timeframe of growth when physical maturation is has been attained and specific biologic, mental, cultural, individual characteristics, and various other developments concerned with...

PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT

Proximodistal development is the progression of motor development radiating from the center of an organism to the periphery. The classic example is a child...

PSYCHOLOGICAL MODEL

A theory in psychology to predict outcomes and explain specific psychological processes. 2. Used to evaluate the performance of an individual utilizing a representation...

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