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Ethical Profile

Please respond to the following so I can have an example to look to to write my own ethics profile: 1.Ethical Autobiography. First, explain how you think through and determine what is "right" and "wrong" (personally and professionally) in your own daily life. Second, Identify four examples of ethical behaviors and explai

Is it Possible to Control Defense Mechanisms

The idea that the Defense Mechanisms are unconscious forces would imply that we don't get to choose which defense mechanism is being used. That being said, is it possible for someone to realize they are using a defense mechanism? If yes, is it possible independently or only through therapy. If not, then why not?

Maslow's theory

Maslow's theory is also taught in other subjects, such as business. Why might it be important to understand this theory when entering into business?

Informed Consent and Informed Refusal

What is informed consent? Why is informed consent so important in the field of psychology? What is informed refusal? Compare the informed consent process and the informed refusal process.

The Family Life Cycle: Couples and Family Counselling

Need help with explaining how the family life cycle may be applied in couples and family counseling. Also, what are some examples of crisis situations in which a counselor might apply his or her understanding of the family life cycle?

Causes of Criminal Behavior

Please explain the biological, psychological, or sociological conditions which best help us understand and explain the causes of crime and criminal behavior.

Traditional and Modern Definitions of Couples and Family

Can someone help with the similarities and differences between the traditional and current definitions of couples and families? Also, what are some examples of personal filters leading to obstacles or challenges in working with today's couples or families? Are there solutions to working with today's couples and families?

Philosophy of Science and Research Approaches

Aligning Philosophies of Science with Research Approaches/The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods: Constructivism, Critical Theory, Empiricism, Interpretivism, and Positivism/ Research Design Creswell has aligned certain philosophies of science with each of the three research approaches: Qualitative approache

Does the Unconscious Mind

Most of psychology deals with abstract concepts that are difficult to measure, however not impossible! There are some theorists who do not believe that the unconscious mind exists, therefore making it even more difficult to support. Do you agree or not agree with this? why or why not?

Leadership Theories - Gandhi vs. MLK

How is the leader Mahatma Gandhi similar to or different from Martin Luther King Jr.? What theory or theories (Trait, Position Approach, Style Approach, or Distributed-Functions Approach ) would best account for the actions of this historical figure Mahatma Gandhi? Trait approach. It implies that leaders are born not made and

The rights of a homosexual teacher

Please read the following scenario: "A popular middle school teacher has been singled out by a disgruntled student as being homosexual. The teacher is immediately fired and their teaching certificate revoked. Parents are furious over this action because they are an outstanding teacher who has won many honors for their superi

Cultural Differences: Gender Identity and Sexual Identity/Orientation

Cultural Differences Use the following two multicultural concepts: • Gender identity • Sexual identity/orientation Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze your selected multicultural concepts. Point out their significance in understanding cultural differences.

Creating a Counseling Plan for a Case Study

The following topics, specifically related to the chosen case study, must be addressed in your plan: - Assessment of sexuality (of the individuals involved in the selected case study relationship). - Assessment of the dynamics of the relationship. - Multi-axial diagnostic impression of the client in question. - Integration o

The Case of Mrs. Riley

Case 2: The Case of Mrs. Riley This is Mrs. Riley. She has just been asked to take over a class of third graders who are very energetic and have tried the patience of many teachers. In fact, Mrs. Riley is the third teacher to take over the class this year and it is only November! These students are not only unruly but most of

ABA Sports Psychology Case Study

The Case of Brenda Brenda is 17 years old and plays competitive tennis. In fact, she hopes to get a scholarship to play in college. Brenda's coach asked her to go see a sports psychologist who specializes in ABA because she is having difficulty with her serve. She does not have enough speed and accuracy to win matches. Her co

Social Significance and Detriment of Certain Behaviors

One of the main goals of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is to modify and change behaviors that are detrimental to an individual's growth, development, and/or functioning. Now you will work on deciding the appropriate behavior to target. identify a socially significant behavior and discuss the following: - Why this particu

The Four Major Approaches to Leadership Theory

1) There are at least four major approaches to leadership theory: Briefly compare and contrast the four leadership theories The Trait Approach; this approach has also been called the great person theory of leadership. The Position Approach The Style Approach The Distributed-Functions Approach 2) Select a historic

Inpatient Vs. Outpatient

- What are some fundamental differences between inpatient and outpatient treatment? - For whom and why would use outpatient treatment instead of opposed to inpatient treatment? Please support the response with the ASAM patient placement criteria from the TIPs manual.

Research Methodology Paper: Observations and Sampling

Research Methodology Paper a. Select two of the following research variables: 1) Observation 2) Measurement instruments 3) Sampling 4) Norms b. Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper in which you compare and contrast your selected research variables using multicultural and traditional research methodology. I

Affecting Social Change as a Scholar-Practitioner

We know that culture influences human development, identity and personality, attitudes and beliefs, and healthcare. As a scholar-practitioner, how would you create a positive social change? In doing so, reflect on your future role as a scholar-practitioner. How does the impact of culture on human psychology help us develop as a

Challenges That Arise From Diversity

Describe two current challenges that may arise from cultural differences in today's world. Explain two ways we might address those challenges in your professional life. One focus of cultural psychology is the comparison of individualistic and collectivistic cultures and an examination of how psychological processes are used

Ethics and Motivation

Please help me to understand the APA Code of Ethics which states that psychologists must inform research participants about " incentives for participation". Giving course credit to psychological research participants is ethical, but is it ethical to base students' grades on whether they participate in the research? This is but

What client population would you advocate for?

One's desire to be an advocate is often tied to personal values, philosophies, or experiences. Is there a particular client population or client issue that you envision yourself advocating for?