Module Purpose and Objectives
The main purpose of this module is to study the development of the child as an active member of a social group during adolescence. This module covers the evolution of the adolescent, as well as the cognitive, emotional, social and moral aspect, adopting a socio-cultural approach. The adolescent is considered an active member of a social group in which he/she interacts.
This module includes topics related to the development of the adolescent, the identity formation, changes in the relation with parents and other peers, as well as the problems that often occur in adolescence (use of substances, running away from home, deviant and delinquent behavior).