Self-Concept and Physical Disability in Children Course

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Self-Concept & Physical Disability in Children

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Self-Concept & Physical Disability in Children to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

This basic psychology course aims to introduce you to the idea of self-concept, how it develops and the way that disability can impact upon its development. It is designed for those who have an interest in this area – such as professionals who work with children and their families, the carers and families, or those who themselves may have a disability – to give them a greater understanding of the development of self-concept in a person with a physical disability and the challenges that can result.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • The Importance of Developing a Positive Self-Concept
      • Introduction
      • The Developing Self
      • The Difference between Theory and Fact
      • How the Self-Concept Develops
      • The Development of a Physical ‘Self’
      • Early Influences
      • The Development of a Social ‘Self’
      • Peer Relationships
      • Conclusion
  • Lesson Two
    • Measurement of the Self-Concept
      • The Development of the Tests
      • Positives of Testing for Children with Special Needs
      • Criticisms of Testing for Children with Special Needs
  • Lesson Three
    • Global Assessment of the Self-Concept
      • Introduction
      • Problems Arising in Childhood
      • The Medical Model
      • The Importance of Global Assessment
      • The Importance of Defence Mechanisms
      • The Social Model of Disability
      • Systems Theory
      • Transactional Theory
      • Conclusion
  • Lesson Four
    • Changing Educational Policy
      • Introduction
      • The History of Special Education
      • Implications of the 1981 Education Act
      • The Advent of Designated Schools
      • Advantages of Mainstream Education
      • Disadvantages of Mainstream Education
      • Conclusion
  • Lesson Five
    • From Policy to Practice – the Implications of Mainstream Education for Children with Disabilities
      • Introduction
      • Adolescence
      • Impact upon the Self-Concept
      • Work and Employment
      • Employment Issues
      • Conclusion
  • Lesson Six
    • The Family and Education
      • Introduction
      • Education and Health
      • Siblings
      • Peer Relationships
  • Lesson Seven
    • Bullying
      • Introduction
      • What is Bullying?
      • Why does Bullying Occur?
      • The Impact of Bullying
      • Solutions to Bullying
      • Conclusion
  • Lesson Eight
    • Summary
      • Introduction
      • Changing Theory
      • Professional Guidelines
      • Conclusion

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 9 monthly instalments of £25
  • OR
  • Pay the total course fee in one sum of £295 £275 and also receive a special Gift from our selection – free. Please click here to view the gifts

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271.

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