Learning Objectives

  1. Be familiar with the ways in which the sense of self develops in middle childhood.
  2. Understand how typical emotional development proceeds during middle childhood.
  3. Be familiar with the problems children have when they cannot manage or control their emotions.
  4. Be familiar with what is currently known about family relationships during middle childhood.
  5. Know what affects the quality of a child’s peer relationships.
  6. Know how media affects the child’s social relationships.
  7. Understand what makes some children resilient in the face of adversity.