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    I need some help putting this paper together.
    Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that compares two or more individual philosophers views on an epistemological topic concerning you and your profession (Director). Alternatively, compare and contrast two broad philosophical viewpoints in a similar fashion (for example, rationalism and empiricism). In addition to exploring the most important similarities and differences between the two sets of views, assess the extent to which the philosophers views do the following:
    Reflect your concerns.
    Indicate avenues of epistemic exploration that merit further study.
    Apply to the opportunities and challenges you face as a doctoral learner, researcher, manager, and leader.
    Consider a broad spectrum of eras and approaches when formulating your response.

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    Hi,
    I hope this solution gets to you in time. As requested it is based on the information you have provided about yourself. To make it easier, I have used the alternative route comparing rationalism and empiricism in this instance. If you have any questions about it, just let me know via the feedback section. Good luck with your studies!

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    OTA 105878/Xenia Jones
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    Philosophical Positions in Professional Practice

    About my Profession

    I am a Director for a Human Services company, in particular, an outpatient clinic. We serve children, adolescents and adults and our specialization is behavior management. Behavior management is very much similar to behavior modification but far less intensive, demanding or intrusive than behavior therapy. Unlike behavior modification where the purpose is to change behavior, behavior management is all about maintaining a particular outlook, view or manner of managing the self and one's emotions/reactions. The notion behind this is that human beings can choose actions or inactions that are geared towards behavior that are productive, fulfilling, apt to the situation and socially in tune with expectations. For example, teachers having a hard time at work in terms of maintaining classroom order due to problematic students could use behavior management to deal with the frustrating and difficult task. Teachers can use the varied theories and strategies of behavior management to deal with problematic personalities and encourage classroom participation, concentration on class work and less disruption. As an outpatient clinic, we deal with children and adolescents whose behavior make it difficult for them to function properly and in working coordination with others in class, at home and in the community in general But we also help adults who varied emotional and psychological issues has made it difficult for them to behave, productively and normally with their varied issues making like difficult for themselves and for the people around them. Our clinic can help our patients deal with the following issues:

    Depression/Anxiety
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
    Compulsive gambling
    Grief and loss
    Marriage & family issues
    Relational violence/abuse
    Teen problems
    Suicide intervention/crisis stabilization
    Adjustment to divorce

    To do this we ...

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