Rowth and Development Assessment Projec

Growth and Development Assessment Project Guidelines: Choose a person you know well and complete a developmental summary across the life span for this person. You can choose a person from any of the developmental stages. Determine the individualas current stage of development: physically, cognitively, and socially and compare your findings to the developmental norms from textbooks and databases. This critique needs to be a minimum of 3 pages and a maximum of 5 pages. Be sure that you utilize various theories and apply these to the growth and development of your chosen person. Objectives: 1. Determine an individuals current stage of development according to textbook information and a selected theorist. 2. Compare the individuals behavior, growth, and development to the textbook description and selected theorist. 3. Identify unmet or uncompleted tasks of the individuals current stage of development. 4. Design a plan to assist the individual to achieve the tasks of his/her stage of development. Learning Activities: 1. Select an individual to be observed/interviewed. 2. Arrange an appropriate time and place for the observation/interview. 3. Review lecture and readings on relevant stages of development. 4. Observe individuals physical and psychosocial growth and development. 5. Discuss with the individual or the parent of the individual specific issues relevant to his/her stage of development. 6. Prepare report (3-5 pages) to include the following: a? Include a brief overview of biographical data: ex. age, sex, family structure, living arrangements, occupation. a? Theoretical description of individuals stage of development. a? Observations of individuals physical and psychosocial growth and development. a? Compare findings to textbook and data base developmental norms. a? State which developmental tasks are met/unmet; providing evidence based on comparison of observations to theoretical description. a? Identify measures to assist or maintain the individuals effort to accomplish age-appropriate tasks.
Growth and Development Observation Analysis Paper Grading Rubric: Area of Focus Points Possible Points Awarded Brief overview of biographical data: ex. age, sex, family structure, living arrangements, occupation 10 Theoretical description of individuals stage of development. 20 Observations of individuals physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth and development. 30 State which developmental tasks are met/unmet; providing evidence based on comparison of observations to theoretical description. 20 Identify measures to assist or maintain the individuals effort to accomplish age-appropriate tasks. 10 Adheres to APA format, utilizes correct grammar, and has effective writing. 10 Total 100