Erikson Piaget Case Studies Psychology Homework Assignment
Pick four stages to illustrate early childhood development. Pick two from Erickson’s Stage Theory and two from Piaget’s theory of development.
You are a professional counselor specializing in the treatment of children. You have decided to implement an 8 week parenting program for divorcees. How would you teach parenting skills from the perspective of either (choose) Erickson’s theory or Piaget’s theory with the participants regarding each age level of needs: preschool, school-age, and adolescent. Some of the participants hope to begin family sessions with you once the program has ended. How will you evaluate the impact of the divorce on children in each age level: preschool, school-age, and adolescent? Single-parent households and an increase in women in the workforce have both contributed to a significant increase in alternative care giving situations like day care or nursery school. Based on your understanding of attachment theory, how does this affect children? Now, discuss ethical and cultural strategies for promoting resilience, development, and wellness in early childhood.
Part 1: Case Studies
Pick four stages to illustrate early childhood development. Pick two from Erickson’s Stage Theory and two from Piaget’s theory of development. Create one case study for each of the chosen stages, which is a total of four case studies.
Label each case study with the theorist/stages relevant to it. Each case study should be a minimum of 250 words. For each case study, include how you as a therapist would plan to work with someone at the identified stage.
Part 2: Summary
Include a 250 – 500 word summary that explains the similarities and differences between Piaget’s and Erickson’s theories.
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