Assignment 2: Discussionâ€”Influences on Child Success
There are many different areas of impact on a childâ€™s life, including the influences of the family, peers, school, and community. Within these areas of influence, it is important to understand how all of the various influences help the childâ€™s overall development.
Using the module readings as well as information from the Argosy University online library and the Internet, research the contributions of various influences on children. Then reflecting on a real or hypothetical child or focusing on theoretical aspects of these influences, respond to the following:
- Select an influence such as family, peers, school, or community.
- Describe a situation where it has a major impact on child success.
- How could this important factor change in relation to the age of the child or the socio-economic status of the child?
- Describe how you can intervene in this changed situation to increase the childâ€™s success.
Write your initial response in a minimum of 300â€“400 words. Incorporate information from at least two academic sources to support your statements or ideas.