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Compare and contrast ameliorative vs. transformative interventions in psychology. Select a social issue and describe how you would address the issue from an ameliorative vs. a transformative approach.

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for your trust. In this particular task, you are being asked to put together a comparative opinion on 2 forms of interventions. I suggest this simple outline:

1 . Define the terms - 100 words
2 . Describe a social issue - 100 words
3 . Addressing issue from the view of the 2 terms - 100 words

This should yield around 300 words which ought to cover what you need. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Good luck with your studies!

Sincerely,
AE 105878/Xenia Jones
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Ameliorative vs. Transformative Interventions

In community psychology, ameliorative interventions are those that aim to promote well-being (Prilleltensky and Nelson, 2002). In this approach, issues and problems are tackled in technical terms and resolving them requires the utilization of empirical science and rational approaches in problem-solving. The problems are broken down to terms including prevalence and likely negative outcomes. Solutions are then based on this. In the study of teen pregnancy, for example, an ...

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