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Completing a case management plan

In this solution, the student is guided to a basic understanding on how to complete a case management plan for a boy with behavioral and emotional disturbances. It follows a step-by-step process utilizing the information gathered in the intake interview. The steps include prioritizing needs, formulating short-term and long-term

Collectivistic versus an individualistic culture

Please help me to understand that how a person's identity may develop differently in a collectivistic versus an individualistic culture. Then explain how your own identity has been impacted by your culture (collectivistic or individualistic). Finally, explain how your identity might differ if you were raised in the other type of

Motivation and Culture

Motivation and Culture There are different ways to talk about culture, and each way is more or less useful within specific contexts. Culture can be thought of in the "high culture" sense, which might include the artistic, literary, and musical achievements of a culture. It can be thought of in the anthropological sense, which

Brain structures involved in writing and speech

What are the areas of the brain involved in writing and reading? Discuss the major problems related to reading and writing, their signs and symptoms, and possible causes. What are the brain structures involved in speech production and comprehension? Discuss the major speech problems, their signs and symptoms, and possible cau

The reliability of intelligence tests

Are there any inherent reliability and validity issues that one should consider when administering intelligent tests? What situations might arise that would challenge the reliability and validity assumptions of intelligent tests and how might we controll them?

Deception in psychology research

Select a classical issue in ethics and psychological research (e.g., deception in research, research with children, and research with prisoners, or use of animals in research). Obtain faculty approval of your selected issue prior to beginning this assignment. Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine your se

Macro systems

I need help outlining the three macro systems (functionalism, conflict theory and interactionism) how would these perspectives explain the macro system problem of crime and delinquency? What system would be better supported?

Qualitative research method

I need to be pointed to the right direction on this assignment. My research topic is illegal immigration and rates of crime along the Border States in the United States. Creswell, J.W. (2013) suggested five approaches to qualitative research. The five approaches are: 1.Narrative Research, 2.Phenomenological research, 3.Ground

Popular Theories of Human Development

- Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is one of the developmental theories - Piaget'& s Theory of Cognitive Development Help me understand a brief description of these two theories of human development. Then compare the major components of the two theories. Finally, describe which theory best explains the influence of culture on hum

Role of Theory

Role of Theory Two weeks of this course are devoted to theory as it tends to be a topic that requires additional time to understand. This week, you began your understanding of theory. Understanding the role of theory in research is the goal for this Discussion. To prepare for this Discussion: - Review Chapter 3 in the cou


The field of I/O Psychology has left its imprint on many significant aspects of society. In examining the field of I/O, it is important to acknowledge the paths that have been taken. Consider some of the ways in which I/O has made a difference in today's society. To name a few historical transitions, consider how fair employment

Leadership Theories of a Historical Figure

Compare and contrast the leadership theories presented in below. Find a historical figure (living or dead) who has been a leader and use one theory to explain the successes and failures of the leader you selected. What type of leader does this historical figure exemplify?

Culture Fair Intelligence Tests

In what ways is the Culture Fair Intelligence test successful at being culture fair? In what ways (if any) do you think it fails at being culture fair?

Test Edition and Measurement

For example, if a test publisher has developed the second edition of an assessment, would it be appropriate for us to use the first edition. How do we know when it appropriate or not appropriate? I want to know if the first edition is better than the second edition? If the first edition was done in 1930 and a second revision is

Intelligence Definition and Measurement

I need help selecting two assessments of intelligence and two achievement tests. I need to addressing the following: - Critique the major definitions of intelligence. - Determine which theory of intelligence best fits your selected instruments. Explain how the definition and the measures are related. - Evaluate the me

Theory Paper

Please help me to understand different theories of motivation and the variables that may impact motivation. Compare similarities and differences between two theories of motivation. Include how each theory explains both short- and long-term change, why I chose the two theories, and each theory's strengths and limitations. Su

Exploring Motivational Theories

Please help me to explain that which theory of motivation is most compelling and why. Then, explain how this theory accounts for short- versus long-term change. Finally, explain two ways in which you might apply principles from this theory in an educational setting. An explanation of which theory of motivation is most compell

Gilligan's Theory

What would the strengths and weaknessess of Gilligan's theory of moral development be? What stage of this theory would a 40 year old woman be experiencing?

Analyzing Ethical Scenarios

Scenario 2: Is It Plagiarism? This scenario is found on p. 18. To prepare for this Discussion: - Review your assigned scenario from the online course text, On Being a Scientist. - Review the "Ethical Issues to Anticipate" section (pp. 87-92) in the course text, Research Design. - Address the questions that follow each s

DSM-IV-TR Multiaxial System

For the DSM-IV-TR Multiaxial System: What are its strengths and limitations? Is the Multiaxial System the best system for diagnosis? What's the alternative to this system or is this all we have?

Discussing Cultural Competency

Cultural Competency Developing diverse knowledge about other populations helps improve cultural competency. This competency can be developed through independent reading, attendance at relevant seminars, or supervision from professionals in the field with appropriate backgrounds. Cultural competency is important to the assessm

Exploring and Applying Motivational Theories

Historically, theorists thought of motivation as the causative factor in all change. While today it is still accepted that motivation can be used to both enhance change and extinguish behaviors, theorists generally believe that motivation is only a part of change. They also recognize that motivation may be different for short- a

Social Cognitive Processing: Dual Modes

1. Explain two differences between the dual modes of social cognitive processing. 2. Explain when conscious/controlled social cognitive processing is more likely to occur than unconscious/automatic social cognitive processing. 3. Using the current literature, select an article that measures a conscious or an unconscious soci