Guides for Our Moral Compass
Cognitive and Developmental Learning Theories, a body of theories that emphasize mental aspects of development (i.e. logic and memory). Emphasis will be placed on theories of operational learning, psycho-social stages of development, ethics of justice and moral reasoning. Participants will be able to apply these concepts to garner a more holistic understanding of the typical child development in the context of social work practice with children and families.
- Identify the (4) stages (sensori-motor, pre-operational, concrete operational, formal operational) of Piaget’s Cognitive Developmental theory.
- Define the (4) stages (sensori-motor, pre-operational, concrete operational, formal operational) of Piaget’s Cognitive Developmental theory.
- Define Egocentrism in the context of children’s ability or inability to differentiate between two points of view, and how this concept applies to their comprehension of family dynamics (conflict, roles, interpersonal relationships).
- Define Moral Reasoning as articulated by Kohlberg’s theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the specific (6) stages of moral development that constitute Kohlberg’s Theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the (3) structural levels that constitute Kohlberg’s theory on Moral Reasoning.
- Identify the implications of cognitive and moral development to human behavior and social work practice.