Developmental Psychology

Project Info
Suzanne Goodrich
Course Number: 
PSYCH - 188 (Sections 900I, 901I, 903I)
Most recent project completion date: 
May 21, 2010
Number of Students that participated: 
Total number of service hours completed by class: 
Community need or issue addressed by the Service-Learning project: 
Poverty (Hunger, Housing, Homelessness, Community and Economic Development, Employment)**
Youth/Education (Youth Development, At-risk Youth, mentoring, tutoring, primary/secondary Education)**
Senior Citizen Services
Special Needs Support for the Disabled
Other, Please describe:
Daycare, Substance Abuse, Honduras Medical Services
The Learning Objectives of the project: 
Human growth and development theories and concepts
Psychosocial and cognitive developmental stage theories
Individual differences related to: diversity, personal experiences, lifestyle, race, ethnicity, cultural background
Understanding special needs, concerns, and tasks of each developmental stage
Relating developmental concepts to work settings, growth and development and those whom they interact with daily
Which of these Service Learning Models was used?: 
Placement Model (Student placed at an agency)
Which MATC Core Abilities were met?: 
Communicate Effectively
Collaborate with Others
Respect Diversity
Demonstrate Responsibility
Think Critically
Utilize Technology
Embrace Change