PSY 585: Risk and Resilience in Development

Class Program

This course examines development within an ecological framework to better udnerstand the processes of risk and resilience.  The course analyzes how children, adolescents, and their families appraise situations as stressful and how they cope with them, using a conceptualization of stress in terms of dynamic systems and complex interactions.  The focus of the course is on strengths as well as constraints that shape decisions and behaviors, in order to design and implement effective interventions.


33 credits including PSY 570