CASE STUDY ANALYSIS: EARLY CHILDHOOD
As you have been reading, there are multiple aspects of development in the early years, including cognitive, emotional, social, and the development of a sense of self. What are the risk factors in a baby’s life that impede healthy emotional development? How do different parenting styles affect a child’s development of a sense of self? For this assignment, you will analyze a case study that deals with the early childhood stage of development, applying course concepts you have learned.
- If you haven’t done so, choose one of the following case studies from your Broderick and Blewitt text. Each case study includes a set of questions that can guide your analysis of the pertinent issues for the particular case.
- Angela and Adam, page 169.
- Dawn, page 205.
- If you didn’t finish your research last week, use the Capella University Library to find peer-reviewed articles. If you are unfamiliar with the library, the “Finding Articles” section of the Master’s in Psychology Research Guide is a great place to start your search. You must include at least five properly cited resources.
- Refer to the Week 4 Assignment Example [PDF] for an idea of what a Proficient or higher rating on the scoring guide would look like.