video on self-awareness

Your original response to the Discussion topic should be at least 350 words and should reflect the fact that you have completed the assigned readings and activities for the week. Use your words wisely so that the posting has substance and includes examples and explanations. Best practice is to include citations and a reference list.


After you have completed the Reading, and watched the video on self-awareness (page 200 of your Digital Book), post your initial response to the following questions and statements.

  1. Using the video on self-awareness, illustrate how the “rouge test” shows understanding of self-awareness. In your answer, portray the different components of the development of the self-system that were evident in the video. Determine if there are components that were not discussed in the video, and specify what they are, and their role in development.
  2. Summarize different theories related to the development of the self-system in the early years, and examine the role of culture.
  3. Explore the four phases of self-development in Table 5.1 as they relate to the children in the video. Compare all of the phases and outline which were present and not present in the video.

Read the following chapter in your textbook, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals.

Chapter 5: “The Emerging Self and Socialization in the Early Years”

Chapter 5 will discuss the development of the self-system in the early years, and some important aspects of this part of development. Chapter 5 will also examine the role of parenting in early socialization, including diverse parenting styles and practices.


Title: Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals Edition: 4th (2014) Author: Patricia C. Broderick and Pamela Blewitt Publisher: Pearson Book ISBN: 978-0133785647 Ebook ISBN: 978-0-13-355096-2

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