1. Important Fundamental Principles in Lifespan Development. 2. Theories of Human Development: Psychosocial, Sociocultural, Multicultural, Biological, and Learning Theories. 3. Theories of Human Development: Cognitions, Morality and Faith, and the Human Experience. 4. Genetics, Heredity, and Prenatal Development. 5. Physical and Cognitive Development in the Infancy and Toddlerhood Years. 6. Emotional and Social Development in the Infancy and Toddlerhood Years. 7. The Preschool Years of Early Childhood Physical and Cognitive Development. 8. The Preschool Years: Early Childhood Emotional and Social Development. 9. Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development. 10. The Elementary Years of Middle Childhood: Emotional and Social Development. 11. The Adolescent Years: Physical and Cognitive Development. 12. The Adolescent Years: Emotional, Identity, and Social Development. 13. Young Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development. 14. Young Adulthood: Social, Emotional, and Career Development. 15. Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development. 16. Middle Adulthood: Social/Emotional, Family, Career, and Spiritual Development. 17. Later Adulthood and Old Age: Physical, Cognitive and Social Developmental Aspects of Aging. 18. Later Adulthood and Old Age: Psychosocial and Work/Retirement Development.
Bradley T. Erford, Ph.D., is a professor in the school counseling program of the Educational Specialties Department at Loyola College in Maryland. He is a past president and fellow of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and a recipient of the ACA Research Award, ACA Extended Research Award, ACA Professional Development Award, and ACA Carl Perkins Government Relations Award. He has authored or edited more than 30 books. His research specialization lies primarily in the development and technical analysis of psychoeducational tests and has resulted in the publication of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and psychoeducational materials.