developmental task

developmental task

a physical or cognitive skill that a person must accomplish during a particular age period to continue development. An example is walking, which precedes the development of a sense of autonomy in the toddler period. The nurse may also outline developmental tasks for families.
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Verizon has made it possible for over 12,000 citizens of New Jersey - primarily students - to become informed and responsible digital citizens in our global village, which is a vital developmental task necessary for everyone who utilizes and relies on evolving digital tools and technologies, regardless of age, race, demo and geo-graphics.
According to Papalia, Olds, and Feldman (2009), Erikson identified the chief developmental task of adolescence as the confrontation of the crisis of identity versus identity confusion or identity versus role confusion.
APPROPRIATE DRINKING BEHAVIOR AS A DEVELOPMENTAL TASK
This multiplicity of expectations means that the adaptation of individuals from a developmental task perspective is multidimensional.
OCOS is working closely with the materiel developers, trainers, and Program Managers in the review of developmental task analysis reports and draft training materials for WIN-T configuration items to determine skill sets and knowledge requirements.
The developmental task of this age involves increasing a child's intellectual competency and acquiring various skills in order to feel competent.
Alcohol involvement and developmental task completion during young adulthood.
Since the social environment is often unfriendly to girls in many ways, an important contemporary developmental task is the ability to find and use needed resources.
The struggle to develop and integrate a positive adult identity--a primary developmental task for all adolescents--becomes an even greater challenge for lesbian and gay youth, who learn from earliest childhood the profound stigma of a homosexual identity.
This paper argues that the developmental task of disidentification needs to be expanded and reinterpreted beyond its original conception.
The teenage years are also a time of personal change, in which the major developmental task is to form an identity.
express the conviction that what Arab countries needed for the time being was to strengthen the Arab state, which at this stage was incapable of carrying out its developmental task and was subject to penetration by foreign powers.

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