DEP 2004 Rasmussen College Human Growth and Development Essay

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DEP 2004

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This module introduces the topic of puberty and explores how children develop physically, psychosocially, and cognitively during this time. Often, parents/caregivers are not comfortable talking with children about the changes they experience during puberty and, consequently, leave children to figure things out on their own.

As a parent/guardian, what do you think would be important to tell a child about puberty? Describe at least one thing you would explain from each of the following categories:

  1. physical changes
  2. psychosocial changes
  3. cognitive changes

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Running head: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Human Growth and Development
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HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Human Growth and Development
Introduction
In today’s world children have increased exposure to information including relationships
and intimacy. However, the increased exposure is feasible due to easy internet access before and
during puberty. Therefore, by the time the children are approaching puberty they have advanced
information concerning puberty issues which makes it a difficult moment for the parents and
children. During puberty, the parents should have a complete mandate of explaining to the child
about what happens during puberty since not all information about puberty from the internet is
reliable (Bogin, 2020). Also, parents should not wait for the children to ask about changes that
happen during puberty, instead, the parents should explain it as their children approach puberty
since the children may fear talking about it due to the perception that it’s a sensitive topic.
Physical changes
During puberty, the parents need to talk about physical changes that occur during
adolescence to their children. How...


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