Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology

Price

Level 5

Duration

06/12 Months

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About the Course

Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology is a program designed to provide individuals with knowledge and skills required to better understand behaviors and thinking patterns of children and adolescents in order to support them in various issues and in different contexts.


During the program students will be introduced to normal development in cognitive, social and moral aspects from early childhood to adolescence. Program will also discuss the common psychological conditions that affect their learning, social interaction, cognitive development, gender identity and self-control.


As opposed to traditional child psychology programs this will approach the concepts from an applied aspect and discuss issues during teenage that are often overlooked.


Upon successful completion students are expected to :

  • Understand the normal cognitive, social and moral development from early childhood to adolescence.

  • Demonstrate core knowledge in Biological, Cognitive, Developmental, Behavioral, Psychodynamic and Social approached to psychology

  • Apply psychological theories in improve the quality and effectiveness in parenting, teaching, managing & motivating children

  • Identify Psychological conditions in children and teenagers and how to support children and parents in these conditions

  • Apply psychological theories in curriculum and activity development, policy making, toys and game development


Duration Standard : 01 Year Fast-track : 06 months

Delivery On Campus / Online

Modules 08

Compulsory 05

Electives 03

Credit Value 120 UK Credits

Level 05 (RQF Standard)

Classes Sundays


Core Modules


# Module Title

1 Introduction to Psychology

2 Biopsychology

3 Cognitive Psychology

4 Developmental Psychology

5 Social Psychology



Electives (Select 03)


1 Psychological Disorders of Children & Adols.

2 Counseling Children & Adolescents

3 Educational Psychology

4 Forensic Child Psychology

5 Sexual Offenders


Academic Progression in Sri Lanka

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Child & Adolescent Psychology, students are eligible to apply for exemptions for the similar modules in the following programs

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology & Childcare

BSc (Hons) Psychology


If you already have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, upon successful completion of the Diploma of Child & Adolescent Psychology, you are eligible to apply for the following Postgraduate programs

MSc Applied Psychology – Child & Adolescent Practice

MSc Applied Psychology – Counseling Psychology


International Credit Transfers


Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Child & Adolescent Psychology, students are eligible to apply for exemptions for the similar modules in related programs through credit transferring.

We could recommend you the universities that we already have a partnership with or if you have a preferred country and/or a University we could support you to transfer the credits by working with the university.


Employability – Local & Foreign

CIRP Qualifications are registered with the Tertiary and Vocational Qualification Authority of Sri Lanka, therefore your qualification is recognized by the Government of Sri Lanka as a vocational qualification. If you plan to apply for foreign employment, You are eligible to get your certificate endorsed by the Government of Sri Lanka as a recognized qualification.

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