The focus of this course is to help you explore the psychological aspects of caring in the changing society we live in. In this unit you will learn about the application of psychological theory and principles to the roles and behaviours involved in caring.
In order to accomplish this, you will examine the historical development of caring, definitions of caring and the different types that exist. Furthermore, this course offers you a look at the psychology of care and an exploration of the conditions which contribute to a healthy caring relationship.
Psychological Aspects of Caring in a Mixed Economy Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
What is caring?
The roots of care
The psychology of care
The psychology of roles
Support for informal carers
Voluntary groups and psychological needs
Towards healthy caring relationships
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