Prior to completing this description, please view the Careers in Child and Adolescent Development document and visit the relevant career websites. Review any relevant Instructor Guidance.
In this description you will be exploring features of your ideal career by answering the given problems:
a) What is the phase of development which you most hope to influence and/or work with?
b) Name two concrete ways in which you would like to enhance a child or adolescent's life.
c) What domain(s) of development do you feel is (are) most significant to help children or adolescents develop?
d) What kind or level of education are you hoping (or willing) to complete?
e) What would be your ideal working conditions (ex: location, hours, pay and so on)?
Once you have answered these problems regarding yourself, relate the value of continued learning by looking at the Careers in Child and Adolescent Development document, selecting a career you feel most closely matches the ideal career preferences you listed, and address the given:
Identify the career and describe how it is associated to child or adolescent development in one or two brief sentences.
In what manners does this career match your interests?
In what areas might you have to sacrifice one or more of your ideal job preferences in order to pursue the career?