Topics in Human Sexuality: Sexuality Across the Lifespan - Childhood and Adolescence
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2017
Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate
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Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D. is a psychologist in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as dual addictions, trauma, domestic violence and depression. She conducts individual and couples therapy with adolescent and adult clients. In addition to authoring numerous mental health courses she frequently blogs and writes newspaper articles about mental health topics.
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This course will review the development of sexuality using a lifespan perspective. It will focus on sexuality in infancy, childhood and adolescence. It will discuss biological and psychological milestones as well as theories of attachment and psychosexual development.
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- Discuss Freud’s theory of psychosexual development.
- Describe the issues related with the first sexual experience.
- Discuss the incidence of teen pregnancy.
- What is Sexuality?
- Sexuality In Childhood (Birth To Age 2)
- Sexuality In Early Childhood (Ages 3 to 7)
- Sexuality in Preadolescence (Ages 8 to 12)
- Sexuality in Adolescence (Age 13 to 19)
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