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Dynamic Parenting

A Beginner's Course on Child Psychology

What You'll Learn

Dynamic Parenting is a beginner's course on child psychology.


Learning child psychology is crucial for understanding and supporting the unique developmental stages and needs of children. It equips individuals, especially parents, educators, and caregivers, with invaluable insights into a child's cognitive, emotional, and social growth. This knowledge enables the creation of environments that nurture healthy psychological development.


This course covers all aspects of parenting from infancy to later adolescence. Learn all important and core concepts such as intelligence, habits, discipline, values, resilience, motivation, friendship, self-efficacy, the right attitude, decision-making, important life skills, success in school, and many more to inculcate in your children. Teach your children strategic thinking and communication skills to improve their memory and finally to avoid gadget addiction.


You'll find all the answers to your questions in this course, along with 9 parenting tools, assessments, assignments, forms, and worksheets. These are provided to help you ease your parenting journey.

Summary

Target Audience

UG/PG/PhD students from any discipline or Working Professionals/Parents

Course Type

Open Elective

Duration

12 weeks

Department

Psychology

Credit Points

3

Start Date

07 July 2024

End Date

28 Sep 2024

Enrollment Ends

05 July 2024

Prerequisite Knowledge

None


Sections & Parts


Section One: Dynamic Parenting


Modules

  1. Introduction

    • Understand why one must learn child psychology.

  2. Involved Parenting

    • Develop an understanding of the child's first friends, teachers and mentors.

    • Understand the qualities you as a parent require in order to nurture your child's growth.

  3. Stimulating Intelligence

    • Understand the concept of learning and unlearning.

    • Learn the functions and parts of the brain.

    • Understand the social and brain development process of the child.

    • Understand the effect of the society on the child's development.

  4. Motivation

    • Understand the different types of motivation and their impact on your child's development.

  5. Resilience & Grit

    • Instill in your child, the quality of resilience and prepare them for the future.

  6. Self-Efficacy

    • Understand the importance and impact of self-efficiacy on your and your child's life.

    • Understand the factors affecting your self-efficacy.

    • Understand the importance and the process of goal-setting.

    • Learn to implement goal-setting with your teenage children.

  7. Success in School

    • Understand the habits of a successful child.

    • Understand how you can aid your child in overcoming exam-stress.

  8. Discipline

    • Learn and develop self-discipline within yourself and your children.

  9. Hobbies and Extra-Curricular Activities

    • Understand what hobbies are and the role they play in your child's development.

    • Understand the effect of extra-curricular activities on your child's development

  10. Gadget Addiction

    • A brief introduction.

    • Understand the different types of gadget addiction and their dangers.

    • Learn to develop remedies for the addictions.

  11. Stereotypical Parenting

    • Understand the importance of developing meaningful relationships within your family.

    • Develop and implement practices to develop such meaningful relationships.

    • Understand the impact of gender-specific parenting on your children's development.

    • Understand the effect of advice on your child's psyche.

  12. Values

    • Know and develop a plan to inculcate the 15 important values into your children.

  13. Habits

    • Learn to develop and maintain healthy and constructive habits.

    • Teach your children to develop and maintain healthy and constructive habits.

  14. Media and Information-Overload

    • TV, internet and information-overload.

  15. Attitude

    • Understand what is attitude and its effects on your child.

    • Understand right attitude and its nature.

  16. Life Skills

    • Teach your children problem-solving, decision-making, working in groups, communication and listening skills.

  17. Engaging your Children Constructively

    • Understand the importance of reading as a habit and aid them in developing the habit.

    • Understand the different indoor activities to develop your children's cognitive skills.

    • Understand the benefits outdoor activities have on your child's brain development and physical growth.

  18. Spiritual Parenting

    • Understand the meaning and importance of being mindful.

    • Learn to develop intuitive thinking.

    • Learn the benefits of meditation on yours and your child's development.

Who Will Benefit?

Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding Developmental Milestones

    • Comprehend the various stages of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development that children go through from infancy to adolescence.

  2. Promoting Optimal Learning Environments

    • Create settings that cater to a child's unique learning style, ensuring they receive the best possible education and support for their intellectual growth.

  3. Nurturing Emotional Well-being

    • Facilitate emotional intelligence and resilience in children, teaching them to identify and manage their emotions in healthy ways.

  4. Addressing Behavioral Challenges

    • Learn strategies for managing and redirecting challenging behaviours in a positive and constructive manner.

  5. Enhancing Parenting and Caregiving Skills

    • Equip parents, guardians, and caregivers with the knowledge and tools to provide a nurturing and supportive environment for a child's overall development.

  6. Fostering Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills

    • Encourage cognitive development by stimulating a child's curiosity, creativity, and ability to think analytically.

  7. Guiding Career Choices

    • Providing a foundation for those interested in careers related to child development, education, counselling, or clinical psychology.

  8. Facilitating Cognitive Development

    • Understand how children learn, think, and process information, and apply this knowledge in educational settings to promote cognitive growth.

  9. Promoting Positive Parent-Child Relationships

    • Provide parents with guidance on building strong, nurturing relationships that foster trust, security, and a sense of belonging for their children.

  10. Empowering Children's Autonomy

    • Encourage independence, self-expression, and decision-making skills, allowing children to develop a sense of agency and self-confidence.

Enrollment Options

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