Mason, Chapter 9
1. What is complex cognition and how does it
differ from basic cognition (covered in
2. What are some various ways that
researchers conceptualize intelligence and
how are they similar/different?
Mason, Chapter 10
1. How do healthy lifestyles influence the prevalence of
physical decline throughout adulthood?
2. How does the body change throughout adulthood?
3. Describe sexuality in old age.
Physical Aging Across Adu
COPING AND SUPPORT
IN LATE ADULTHOOD
Mason, Chapter 12
1. Differentiate between various approaches (strategies,
forms of control, various theories) to studying coping
and support across adulthood
2. What is socioemotional selectivity theory and w
Mason, Chapter 14
1. If our notion of self is at the core of development, how
might changes in self be influence developmental
2. According to Mason, what are the four main ways that
scholars study wisdom?
3. Why is su
DEATH, DYING, AND
Mason, Chapter 13
1. How might someones view of death change as they
2. Why are advanced directives important when planning
for the end of ones life?
3. What is hospice care?
4. What are some ways in whic
Mason, Chapter 11
1. How might we take a multidimensional approach to
studying health and wellness in old age?
2. What groups are at greatest risk for diseases and
disorders throughout adulthood?
3. What are s
Importance of Communication
Learning to Communicate
Types of Communication
The Importance of
Communication cultivates emotional
intimacy, understanding, and love
Relationship problems are often due
Test 1 REVIEW
1. In Piagets Theory, which of the thesis is the correct stage sequence, ordered from earliest
Piagets theory has 4 stages begins with Sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete
2. Nature is to Nurture as _ is to _
The Elderly- Chapter 12
How fast do we age?
o Susceptability to environmental stress
o Ability to repair cellular damage
Mason, Chapter 4
1. What are the different theories of personality
2. What is the main difference between Eriksons theory
and the research conducted by Marcia and Levinson?
3. What is the
Making Sense of Diversity Perspectives
Double Jeopardy is a term used to describe an individuals
being part of more than one minority group (Female x Black x
Old) and ties closely with Intersectionality (the unique
experience of hav
Mason, Chapter 6
Recap from last week
Social convoys change over time
Friends can be important sources of support throughout
adulthood, and in some cases enact roles very similar to
those of family members (chosen ki
Mason, Chapter 7
Education is taking many different forms
Flexibility and variety in teaching:
Delivered via T.V., podcasts, DVDs
Website-based interactive software
MEMORY AND BASIC
Mason, Chapter 8
Information Processing model
Parallel Distributed Processing model
Information Processing Model
t to senses;
Friendships and Love
Mason, Chapter 5
Why are friendships important throughout adulthood?
How might social convoys change over time?
What are the different types of intimate partnerships
Development is the pattern of change that begins at conception and continues
through life span.
Context refers to the settings in which development occurs. These settings are
influenced by historical, economic, social, and cultural factors.
Thursday, August 25, 2 016
11:11 A M
NEED TO KNOW
What is a family Problem?
Significant risk perspective ( researchers): continuous, chronic exposure to adverse social
What is a family Problem?
Wednesday, April 6 , 2 016
How the Economy Affects Families
Rich are getting Richer
Rich people are generally happier but not because of money, but because they
don't have to worry about their needs being met.
DEFINING HUMAN SERVICES
HD 2336: Principles of Human Services II
Content created by Dr. Megan Dolbin-McNab
Department of Human Development Virginia Tech
What are human services?
Activities/professions that focus on helping people live better lives and ac
Wednesday, September 14, 2 016
Influenced by views on people, their problems', and how to help them
Deterministic vs. Anitdetrministic
Strengths/ solution-Focus ( How much?)
Directive vs. Nondirectiv
Monday, September 12, 2 016
Specific, behavioral guidelines for practice
Apply to interactions with clients and other professional and personal life
Rooted in professional values
Self of the Helper
Monday, August 29, 2 016
Separate personal self and professional self
Prevent attitudes and feelings from interacting with professional
Self awareness is a sour
History of Human Services
Monday, August 22, 2 016
Universal informal Human Services in Antiquity
Mutual body care
Caring for the sick and injured
Prevalent Informal Human Services in Antiquity
Characteristics of Human Service Professionals
Wednesday, August 24, 2 016
Need to be included
Need to be recognized/appreciated
Feelings of omnipotence
Desire to live vicariously through others
Wednesday, August 31, 2 016
Why Cultural Competence?
America has the most diverse population in the world.
All helping relationships are multicultural
Some populations have been victim of prejudice and discrimination
Theories of Helping Part ll
Monday, September 19, 2 016
Family Systems Theory
Interaction impact all members of a family.
Families are made of related subsystems each with a function
Families must respond/adapt is t
Introduction to Child Development
What is the scope of the field of child development?
3 Major Topics or Approaches
o Physical Development
o Cognitive Development
o Social and Personality Development
Age Ranges and Individuals Differences
Adolescence (ages 12-18/10-22)
Sex: biological aspect of being male or female
Gender: behavioral, psychological, and social characteristics of men and women. Gender is
constructed through the complex interaction of both:
o Nature: gen
Infant Cognitive Development
Piagets Theory of Cognitive Development
Adaptation: Actively create mental structures to adapt to new environments
Schemes: Actions or mental representation that organize knowledge
o Assimilation: incorporation of new inform