3 Units

This course aims to enable students to understand the basic concepts, theories, and problems in human growth and behaviour as related to social work practice. Emphasis is given to the study of human growth and behaviour across the life span within different socio-cultural contexts, including family, group, organization and community settings. Attention will be paid to physical, psychological and socio-cultural aspects of growth and the reciprocal interactions between individuals, families, groups, and the environment.