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  • Course | SSW 102Human Growth and Behaviour


A combination of human growth developmental theory and family dynamics theory will begin this course. Growth patterns will be studied as a framework for differentiating typical and atypical behaviour. Development beginning with conception/genetics and ending with adolescence will be discussed. Woven throughout this material will be family dynamic issues and struggles; family scripts, legacies and secrets. The impact of family structure, boundaries, attachment, traditions and cultural issues will be explored.


To register for this course, you must be accepted as a part-time Social Services Worker (SSW) student by completing an application package and meeting basic requirements. Full-time SSW students must have the permission of the part-time SSW co-ordinator in order to take this course.

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