University of Technology Sydney

090007 The Child in the Contemporary World

6cp; 6 weeks, online
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The contemporary world has changed more in the past two decades than it has in the last century. This subject examines the sociocultural and environmental influences on the health and wellbeing of children. Students gain an understanding of the unique challenges experienced by children and young people, exploring the role that the modern world has on the social, developmental, physical, intellectual, emotional, environmental and spiritual dimensions of a child’s health and wellbeing. Students examine different theories relating to children and health whilst taking into consideration the multifactorial elements of typical and atypical development.

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