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Community Psychologist Intervention

Describe how you might intervene as a community psychologist at the individual, small group, organizational, and community levels. Be sure to describe the interventions within an ecological framework.

Online Psychology Resources

- Consider some of the databases and information/research resources and services-not mentioned in that you use and think others would find useful for Online Learning for Psychology Field. - Identify several that you use most and think would be most useful - Think of how you would describe each and what you would say to explain

Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Views

1) From a scientific perspective, psychoanalysis or psychodynamic views have very little validity. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Justify your answer. 2) Why did Freudian psychoanalysis have such a seemingly dominant influence, not on U.S. psychology development, but on popular culture? 3) The humanistic for

Measurements and Design

1) I am having difficulty trying to explain in one paragraph how to differentiate between the levels of measurement by providing an example of data that can be transformed from one level of measurement to another and also another example of data that cannot be transformed. I also have to include in this paragraph an explanation

"Technology Tips for Online students" by Watkins and Corry

In a sentence or two state what you think the authors' main purpose was in writing "Technology Tips for Online students". Describe the extent to which you think the authors accomplished their purpose and how/why it was helpful or meaningful to you.

Stategy for time management

Provide a description of at least one strategy each (for planning, time management, studying, and effective technology use), strategies that are new to you, and explain how/why you think each will contribute to your success as an online learner. Also, share one strategy that you have used in the past, from any of the areas, that

Psychotherapy: A Christian's perspective.

Explain how a biblical counselor would help a depressed person. Keep your answer focused on what a biblical counselor would say causes depression and what the counselor would see as the solution to the problem.

Christian Counseling and Freud

Tan explains Freud's concept of "defense mechanisms" as something "to deal with the pain of anxiety by distorting or even denying reality." He also says that defense mechanisms work in a person's heart unconsciously- in other words automatically with limited conscious awareness. Let's imagine that the anxiousness a person is exp

Christian Counseling and Roger's Theories

Give me an example of a basic theoretical proposition of Carl Rogers that you would consider inconsistent with a biblical view of people and then explain to me why, biblically speaking, you think Rogers is wrong. Support your explanation with evidence from the Scripture.

CBT in Christian Counseling

Explain the hypothesized relationship between feelings, thoughts and behaviors in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Give me three examples of this relationship involving the following three feelings- anger, anxiety and sadness.

Identifying Dysfunctional or Irrational Core Beliefs

Cognitive therapists talk about the need for people to identify dysfunctional or irrational core beliefs and then change those beliefs to something different. Tell me 5 core beliefs that Christians often hold to that you think are dysfunctional or irrational or wrong and what they should replace them with. In other words first t

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (vs. NCDA) - Identify the set of standards that is most closely aligned with your specialty area. - Explain the major similarities and differences between the set of standards you selected and the NCDA standards. - Given your specific specialty area, work setting,

Reflect on the Role of a Community Psychologist

Reflect on current or future role as an agent of social change. Describe how personal values, experiences and cultural background are reflected in your perception of your role as social change agent. Describe how domestic and international political and social issues are likely to influence your role as a community psychologist.

Vocational/Career Counseling Standards

Select one standard from each of the three major sections of the two NCDA standards, a standard that specifically relates to vocational/career counseling that: Provide a brief summary of each of your three selections. Then explain why you chose each standard. Note: place the letter and number of each of the standards you sele

Educational Motivation

Explain educational motivation. Are issues related to motivation in the educational field becoming simpler or more complex? References: Murphy, P. K., and Alexander, P. A. (2000). A motivated exploration of motivation terminology. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 25, 3-53. van Nuland, H. J. C., Dusseldorf, E., & Ma

The Origins of Psychopathology

(a) Analyze the historical and contemporary views of abnormal behavior and psychopathology, (b) describe the origins of abnormal psychology, (c) provide a brief overview of how abnormal psychology has evolved into a scientific discipline, and (d) assess the theoretical viewpoints and interpretations of the biological, psychosoci

Motivation in the Educational Field.

Can you help by explaining educational motivation because I am writing a short paper on whether issues related to motivation in the educational field are becoming simpler or more complex. I am supporting my position by using the Van Nuland, Dusseldorp, Martens, and Boekaerts (2010) and Murphy and Alexander (2000) articles. A

Self-efficacy and self-determination

Can someone help by explaining how self-efficacy and self-determination can influence motivation and student learning, and explain two ways that self-efficacy or self-determination may be used to motivate students? I understand better if you provide examples.

Reliability and Validity of a Survey

I have a 20 page paper to write and I'm stuck. My example is this I am a psychologist working for a consulting firm that specializes in survey development. My firm has been contacted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.) to develop a survey that will identify teenagers who are at-risk for driving while intoxicated. M.A.D.

Adolescent Life Today

Review the following websites about adolescent life today. Reflect on each website and write one page paper discussing what you learned in these websites. Then find three of your own websites which describe or depict teenage life. First, copy and put the link in your paper, then write about the importance of each website or art

Correlational Research, Experimental Research, and Case Study

Write one research question which could be answered by each of these methods and explain why it is answered by each method: correlational research, experimental research, and case study. Be sure to write your paper in APA format and include a reference list.

Developmental Stages in Psychology

a) Select one developmental stage such as infancy: ages birth to 2; early childhood, ages 3 to 6; middle childhood, ages 7 to 12; or adolescence, ages 13 to 18. Explain the physical, social, and cognitive changes that are components of that stage of development. b) Select and discuss one theory or concept that fits best with

Continuum of Masculinity-Femininity

Referring to a persons' gender identity, explain how a person's masculine and feminine traits can be described using the continuum of masculinity-femininity.


What do you think about POMS (profile of mood states) and SCAT (Sport competition anxiety test) and their effectiveness as tests?