Part 1: A Conceptual Overview1. A Multidimensional Approach: An Overview of Inner and Outer Worlds2. Development in Relational Contexts3. Development in Broader Social ContextsPart 2: Development and Adaptation across the Lifespan4. Prenatal Period and Infancy5. Early Childhood6. Middle Childhood7. Adolescence8. Early Adulthood9. Middle Adulthood10. Late AdulthoodPart 3: Adaptation following Specific Life Events11. Coping with Trauma12. Coping with Loss
Louise Harms is the Chair and Head of the Department of Social Work at The University of Melbourne. She worked as a social worker for nine years in hospital and educational settings, before moving into her social work academic appointment at The University of Melbourne in 2001. Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of trauma and resilience, particularly in health and post-disaster contexts, as well as in social work education.