The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals (5th Edition)




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ISBN-10 / ISBN-130135227763 / 9780135227763
Edition5
AuthorPatricia C. Broderick
PublisherPearson (on 2019-01-14)
Binding TypePaperback
Number Of Pages792
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The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 5th Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development, highlighting theories and research that have useful applications for individuals working in fields such as education, counseling, and social work. The main purpose of this book is to provide the reader with information that can be translated into professional best practice applications. Throughout, the text reflects the contemporary view that life span development is a process deeply embedded within and inseparable from the context of family, social network, and culture.

Because the book is designed for graduate students, most topics, especially those that have special relevance to helping professionals, are covered in greater depth than in a typical life span text. The expanded coverage of research in these areas will enhance readers’ understanding of the scientific basis for application to practice.

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