2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

CSL 130 Effective Parenting

(Formerly PSY 130

3 hours 

An examination of psychological approaches to parenting, organized by age periods covering the span of life from conception through the high school years. Topics studied include how caregivers help the child to develop major personality dimensions; adjusting to the demands of parenting; establishing healthy patterns; discipline; encouraging self-sufficiency; instilling moral values; play and education; single parenting; the effects of separation, divorce, death, and child abuse; and the management of aggression in children.