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child psy·chol·o·gy

a branch of psychology the theories and applications of which focus on the cognitive and intellectual development of the child in contrast to the adult; subspecialties include developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, pediatric psychology, and pediatric neuropsychology.

child psychology

the study of the mental, emotional, and behavioral development of infants and children. See also applied psychology.

child psy·chol·o·gy

(chīld sī-kolŏ-jē)
Branch of psychology the theories and applications of which focus on the cognitive and intel lectual development of the child in contrast to the adult; subspecialties include developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, pediatric psychology, and pediatric neuropsychology.
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We will train them on how to understand child psychology, how they think, what interests them and the mode of teaching that helps them understand different concepts easily.
Wael Moalla said that child psychology is a critical field as it deals with dormant potentials that require careful guidance, stressing that focusing on training medical staff to deal with childhood psychological disorders is a necessity.
In this update of the 2003 edition of a handbook sponsored by the Society of Pediatric Psychology, professors Roberts and Steele (clinical child psychology program, U.
But the 20-year-old Child Psychology student walked away with the top prize.
He also served as the founding editor of the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and as president of the American Psychological Association's (APA's) Division 7 for Developmental Psychology.
Other keynote speakers include director of public service management for Wales Neil Wooding and University of Liverpool professor of forensic and child psychology Kevin Browne.
Never Assume" is a solid child psychology manual, highly recommended.
She holds a bachelor's degree in child psychology from Elizabeth City State University and in 2007 completed a master's degree in counseling at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Experts in education and child psychology have expressed concerns over the new "early years foundation stage" curriculum for nurseries and children's centres.
We don't need intensive child psychology, we need better facilities, better housing, and more youth workers who can act as role models.
The parent-training is conducted over six sessions and the design of this component was informed by contemporary practices in the field of child psychology (Sanders, Gooley, & Nicholsen, 2000).
Dr Pat Spungin, a senior lecturer in child psychology at Middlesex University, advises parents how to guide their children through the emotional minefields of puberty, sex and relationships, schoolwork, under-age drinking and smoking.

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