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  1. Identify and discuss developmental trends in peer interactions.
  2. Describe the roles of peers in socialization and how they influence children's development.
  3. List the functions of play. Discuss the relationship between imaginative play and emotional development, including emotional disturbances.
  4. Discuss the typical assessment of peer status. Identify the major factors that determine acceptance by peers.
  5. Identify the consequences of rejection by peers and ways in which parents facilitate social skills to promote peer acceptance.
  6. Describe trends in the development of friendship.
  7. Discuss the process of peer group formation, organization, and functioning.
  8. Discuss differences in the amount and kind of influence exerted by parents and peers on children.
  9. Cite different functions of the peer group in different cultures.

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