Learner Objectives

    • Discover how young adults hear the first of many messages from the social clock: to separate from family, get a job, find a mate, set goals, and face reality in this period of intense social growth.
    • Appreciate the tasks of older adults who are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.
    • Examine of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.
    • Identify the basic components of temperament
    • Discover how temperament can be related to stress, anxiety, depression and addiction
    • Discuss how temperament impacts treatment planning
    • List several key points to be considered regarding treatment planning for persons with differing temperament