Learning Objectives

LO 11.1 Compare one’s own emotional and cognitive reactions to three case studies.
LO 11.2 Recognize the sociocultural context of childbearing and child-rearing.
LO 11.3 Give examples of how humans attempt to exercise human agency to get control over conception and pregnancy.
LO 11.4 Summarize the three trimesters of fetal development.
LO 11.5 Describe the special challenges faced by premature and low-birthweight newborns and newborns with congenital anomalies.
LO 11.6 Summarize the typical physical, cognitive, and socioemotional development of infants.
LO 11.7 Analyze the role of play in infant development.
LO 11.8 Analyze cross-national differences in infant care policies.
LO 11.9 Identify issues faced by multigenerational families with infants.
LO 11.10 Give examples of risk factors and protective factors during infancy.
LO 11.11 Apply knowledge of conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and infancy to recommend guidelines for social work engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.