HDFS 817. Prevention Science. 3 Credits.
This course examines the field of prevention science and intervention programs in the context of human development, relationships and well-being across the lifespan. Restrictions: Human Development and Family Science doctoral student, or instructor permission.
Developmental Science is an emerging approach to the study of human development that combines elements of more traditional approaches from the fields of Developmental Psychology and Human Development. Developmental Science entails the study of human development across the lifespan, integrating the biological, cognitive, and socioemotional underpinnings of development, and incorporating the familial, social, institutional, and cultural contexts in which development occurs.