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Correlational Research

Correlational Research As a researcher, suppose you are interested in the extent to which biological factors are associated with shyness in females. Assume you have access to 20 adopted children, all females, and you give each a shyness test. The test yields scores from 0-20 and the higher the score, the greater the degree of

Achievement Gap in Education

I need help with describing two factors that might contribute to the achievement gap and how. Also, can educational psychology be used to identify these factors?

Developing Effective Questionnaires

1) Construct your own Questionnaire: You have convinced your supervisor that Ms. Mary's questionnaire is so bad, that a new one is needed. So of course, she has given you the task of drafting a new questionnaire. The purpose of the questionnaire is the same - to get a general picture of the number and type of incidents at the sc

The Four Perspectives

There are four different theoretical perspectives on communication (Psychological Perspective, Social Constructionist Perspective, Pragmatic Perspective and Cultural Studies Perspective). Consider each of these perspectives and answer the questions below as well as provide one example each about these perspectives. 1) Consid

Wedding and Differences Between Cultures

Project Introduction: In this project, you will perform a literature review to research 'weddings' and how they are performed in different cultures. You will report your findings in APA style. Course Objectives Tested The following course objectives will be tested by this project: Evaluate how the self influences soc

Implementing Treatment: Hypothetical Session

Create one for a hypothetical session and one for another session. This is for my hypothetical client David Woods with ADHD. Please let me know if you need more info. Progress Note Client name: Session Date/Time: Summary of Session: Change in Needs: Progress towar

Program of Study (POS) and Professional Development Plan (PDP)

Application: Program of Study (POS) and Professional Development Plan (PDP) This week you will create your own blueprint or roadmap for your graduate program at Walden. To prepare for this assignment: - Review the Long Range Course Rotation document located in the Learning Resources. - Review the information provided in the

Divorce Counseling Groups

Scenario: A counselor is currently co-leading a group for adolescents at a high school. The group members are those who have recently experienced their parents divorcing, placing focuses on identifying reasons for divorce, improving communication skills with parents and other family members, and identifying coping strategies f

Circumcision and Mutilation

Can you briefly describe female genital mutilation and the social and cultural justifications for its performance. Explain why the practice has been condemned by some based on universal ethical standards. As a professional in a clinical situation who works with culturally diverse families and individuals, a client comes to yo

Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs

Please help with some examples and information on the following - What are some major differences between experimental and quasi-experimental designs? What different types of manipulations can be used? Any sources would be helpful as this is just one minor part for additional research.

Modification of target behaviors, treatment goals

You have been working with a six-year-old female whose parents have recently divorce. She has developed behavioral problems in school. During a usual school day, she is placed in time out at least three times for hitting or kicking other children. The principal demanded that the child receive counseling in order to prevent these

The Data Collection Process and Notions of Self Concept

a) Describe how a tool will be used in the data collection process related to one type of need. Different type needs will require different data collection methods. b) Describe a time when you tried to bring about a change in your self-concept and were not successful in doing so. Summarize the guidelines for improving self

Neurobiology of Attachment, Love, and Sex

Can you explain the different types of attachment, how attachment operates in neurobiological terms, and how it relates to love? 250-300 words with scholarly references.

Freud and Death

Freud suggested that death is the end goal of life. He noted that after people experience a traumatic event (such as war), they often reenact the experience. He concluded that people hold an unconscious desire to die, but that this wish is largely tempered by the life instincts. In Freud's view, self-destructive behavior is an e

Epistemologicial prespective and skepticism

Part A Explain the epistemological perspective from the text (or outside sources) that most coincides with your view of truth and the way that the human mind grasps reality. Explain why you find it to be the best explanation of the way that the human mind is able to understand its world. Finally, present your views on whether

Construct Validity Assessments

Please define construct validity. Explain how you might assess the construct validity of a measure for depression, aggression, or anxiety. Finally, explain the influence of reliability of this measure on the magnitude of its validity. Please use scholarly sources, such as journals as referencing materials. Thank you for your

Ethics in Non-Profit Agencies

You work as a behavioral analyst for a private non-profit agency in your town. One Saturday afternoon while at a local college football game, you see one of your clients with her family. You and your family are not sitting near her, but you can see her clearly. You wave to capture her attention and hesitantly, she returns your w

Laws and ethical problems working with clients

Research the federal and state laws that govern your specific field of interest in psychology (child development, behavioral analysis, or substance abuse). Then summarize your research and then describe at least one ethical problem that you might anticipate while working with your fictitious client - 8 year old male, with ADHD.

Research in Psychology

Course textbook: Goodwin, C. J. (2010). Research in Psychology: Methods and Designs I have uploaded this book and you can reach at: http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/5402659/research-in-psychology-pdf-4-3-meg Required reading for Week 1: Chapter 1: Scientific Thinking Chapter 2: Ethics and Appendix B: Ethics Chapter 3: De

Effective Parent/Guardian and Teacher Conferences

What constitutes an effective parent/guardian-teacher conference? Explain two factors that might support and two factors that might inhibit an effective parent/guardian-teacher conference. What is one way in which educational psychology guides the parent/guardian-teacher conference.

The Role of Vocational/Career Counseling

Please assist me on providing thoughts about the role of vocational/career counseling and/or planning in working with clients. Then explain at least two ways in which engaging in the process of vocational/career counseling and/or planning might be valuable to a client. Finally, assist me on describing at least two challenges tha

Career Information Resource Guide

Career Information Resource Guide Template Please assist me on listing six resources that can assist on creating template for career information, and write a brief description of the site/sources, explaining how one would use the information, and designate the client population for which it would be appropriate. The name o

Post-Positivist Research Methods

Describe how one would apply post-positivist research methods to a social issue of interest . Provide an example from the research literature.

Career Counseling and Job Search

Career Counseling Provide the name, URL or information about accessing the source if it is not a Web site, and a brief description of each of the two sites/sources selected. Explain how one would use these sites/sources with the client population. Provide specific examples if possible, that is, describe the client, his/her s

A Discussion Regarding Ethics and Relativism & Animal Rights/Welfare

Part 1 Ethics and Relativism What challenges does relativism presents to various ethical and religious viewpoints. For this, we consider a specific moral question--circumcision--which might make it difficult to accept the relativist's response. Part 2 Animal Rights Do human beings have any obligations to animals