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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amp;nbsp;The study was published Monday and aimed to explore the possibility of developing closer bonds as a "more fundamental developmental task.
Contract Awarded for Temporary staff to assist analysis, design and developmental task for web based applications
Whatever developmental task has motivated them to make change in their lives has led them to enroll in college.
Assessing wellness incollege students: A validation of the Salubrious Lifestyle Scale of the Student Developmental Task and Lifestyle Assessment.
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.
The SDTLI is a 140-item inventory measuring self-reported scores on behaviors, feelings, and attitudes that can be expressed by responding to an item about whether or not a developmental task has been accomplished (Winston & Polkosnik, 1986).
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.

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