This week we will address the growth and development of the child from neonate to adolescents, cultural considerations, and the importance of communication with the child and family in respect to age and developmental considerations. This will build a solid knowledge base for the provider when caring for the child.
Please complete each initial post in APA format following the Discussion Board grading rubric to include, but not limited to the following:
Apply a principle of human growth and development related to appropriate age group
Apply developmental theory related to age group
Discuss developmental milestones related to the age
Discuss developmental assessment tool related to the age
Apply cultural consideration and cultural assessment to presentation.
3 recent (2014) references, journals must include Doi.
Case 5: A 14-year-old Caucasian female from single-parent family with father present. Father states that “she has always been healthy but I am worried that something is wrong because she doesn’t talk to me anymore.”