- Understand how identity develops in adolescence.
- Understand how emotions develop in adolescence.
- Understand how the relationship changes between adolescents and their parents.
- Be familiar with the types of relationships adolescents have with their peers.
- Understand the role nonparental adults play in adolescent lives.
- Know what adolescents do when they are not in school.
- Understand the concept of emerging adulthood, as well as how it differs from adolescence.