Broad Strokes in Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopment – Cognitive | Emotional | Personality | Behavioural

Posted on:March 5, 2021
Last Updated: March 5, 2021
Time to read: 15–18 minutes

Neurodevelopment represents an important domain of clinical focus when working with young people. The early years of life represent a period of unprecedented and unsurpassed growth and development, making it a fascinating area in which to work and learn. Just think about the differences between a one-month-old infant, a five-year-old child, and an 18-year-old young adult- vast and varied to the utmost.

But more than this, it is a time of extraordinary vulnerability and sensitivity to various potential harms, making this an area of clinical practice that is critical to understand and improve.