Careers in Child and Adolescent Development: A Student's Guide to Working in the Field

Careers in Child and Adolescent Development: A Student's Guide to Working in the Field


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ISBN-13: 9781138859951
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/18/2018
Edition description: Student
Pages: 162
Sales rank: 308,461
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kimberly A. Gordon Biddle has a PhD from Stanford University in Child and Adolescent Development. She is an American Psychological Association MFP Fellow. She is a college professor of 26 years. This is her second co-authored textbook. She is the author or co-author of over 15 peer-reviewed articles and some book chapters. She is a presenter or co-presenter of more than 35 peer-reviewed presentations. She is also the winner of one of the Stanford GSE Alumni Awards for Excellence in Education for 2018.

Aletha M. Harven is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Child Development at California State University, Stanislaus. She obtained her BA and MA at Sacramento State and her PhD from UCLA. She has authored and co-authored book chapters, peer-reviewed articles, and peer-reviewed presentations.

Cynthia Hudley is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Education program in Educational Psychology. She also served as an Associate Dean for the UCSB Graduate Division, President of Division E of the American Educational Research Association, and a member of the Board of Educational Affairs for the American Psychological Association

Table of Contents

Foreword Amado M. Padilla Part 1: Getting Started 1. Getting Started: The Field of Child and Adolescent Development 2. Examining Career Theory and Practice Part 2: Careers 3. Careers in Early Childhood Education (Birth to Grade 3) 4. Careers in Education: Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Adult 5. Educational Leaders and Educational Agencies: Pre-K Through 12th Grade 6. Educational Consultants and Educational Specialists 7. College and University Positions: Teaching, Researching, Leading, and Providing Service 8. Non-Profit Organizations 9. Counseling and School Psychology 10. Behavior Analyst 11. Child Life Specialist and Other Health Careers 12. Other Career Possibilities Part 3: Discovering Your Path 13. Reflections on Self 14. Reflections on Career Preparation

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