types of adversity and deprivation

types of adversity and deprivation.

From the perspective of a human service professional working with children or adolescents, write a 2000 words essay that discusses these links referring to types of adversity and deprivation that you might observe in your current or future career. Discuss this with reference to both

The links between childhood deprivation, psychosocial adversity, emotional development and behaviour are well documented.

From the perspective of a human service professional working with children or adolescents, write a 2000 words essay that discusses these links referring to types of adversity and deprivation that you might observe in your current or future career. Discuss this with reference to both

  1. i) theoretical models (e.g as outlined in the textbooks), and
  2. ii) the peer-reviewed research evidence

In your answer,

  • Define deprivation and adversity
  • Discuss the links between childhood deprivation, adversity, emotional development and behaviour
  • Describe the Human Services Professional perspective that you are taking and the behaviours you would expect to see in children from backgrounds of deprivation or adversity. ( I WANT YOU TO WRITE ABOUT CHILD PROTECTION AS A HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL) foster care ( please use Dr Bruce Perry as an example )

Ensure that you critically discuss the role of three of the following influences on the emotional development and behaviour of the child or adolescent who has an experience of adversity and/or deprivation.

  • Parenting & Family (Parenting styles, Attachment)
  • Society and Culture (Social behaviour, Peers, Cultural beliefs)
  • The child or adolescent’s own personal characteristics (Temperament & sense of self)
  • Resilience.

The word count includes in-text citations but not the reference list.

You are expected to use your texts and a wide range of reputable reading material, which primarily includes relevant journal articles and recent reference books. Do not use website information (e.g., Wikipedia or Google) apart from electronic journal articles.

Rationale

This essay will assess your knowledge and comprehension of the emotional development of children.  The focus is children who have experienced adversity. A pass or higher grade will show that you have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • recount in detail the emotional development of children and adolescents who come from adverse circumstances
  • explain the influence of different contexts particularly family and society on the development of children and adolescents
  • demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent psychology that will enable you as a human service practitioner to evaluate welfare issues concerning children and young people.

types of adversity and deprivation