LO 10.1 Compare one’s own emotional and cognitive reactions to three case studies.
LO 10.2 List important words in the definition of the life course perspective.
LO 10.3 Identify some of the theoretical roots of the life course perspective.
LO 10.4 Summarize five basic concepts of the life course perspective (cohorts, transitions, trajectories, life events, and turning points).
LO 10.5 Critique six major themes of the life course perspective (interplay of human lives and historical time, timing of lives, linked or interdependent lives, human agency in making choices, diversity in life course trajectories, and developmental risk and protection).
LO 10.6 Demonstrate use of the life course developmental perspective on families to understand the three case studies.
LO 10.7 Evaluate the strengths and limitations of the life course perspective.
LO 10.8 Explain how the themes of the life course perspective are consistent with the eight major theoretical perspectives on human behavior discussed in earlier chapters.
LO 10.9 Apply basic concepts and major themes of the life course perspective to recommend guidelines for social work engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.