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Community Psychology Application

Give an example of an injustice that concerns you. Describe the potential role of community psychology for addressing the injustice. Discuss the importance of commitment and accountability in addressing injustice at personal, relational, and collective levels.

Theory and Career Counseling for Teens

Provide a brief description of the theory of your choice and the setting and client population you had in mind. Then briefly explain why you selected this theory for this setting and population, how you might use it, and why you think it would be efficacious.

Empowerment in the Generalist Practices

1) (a) Discuss Empowerment and Empowerment Theory in the Generalist Practice or social work practice, (b)The Strengths Perspective in the Generalist Practice or social work practices, and (c) Resiliency and why this focus is a vital concept in the Generalist Practice. 2) Discuss how the understanding of this focus intersects

Group Theories in the Generalist Practices or Social Work

Out of all the theories in social work (Field Theory in social work, The Social Exchange Theory in social work, The Learning Theory in social work, The Psychoanalytic Theory in social work, The Systems Theory in social work, The Empowerment Theory in social work, and The Feminist Theory in social work)... How does the Systems

Health and Wellbeing- Sport Psychology

What are the relationships between mental health, eating, and aggressiveness patterns that someone might note as indicators of more serious problems when working with an athlete?

Gender, Race and Stereotypes

Identify the steps or levels on the cultural competence continuum. Provide two specific ideas a sports psychology professional can do to move up to a higher cultural level competence.

Theories and Groups

Which theory helps you understand best how groups function: Field Theory, Social Exchange Theory, Learning Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory, Systems Theory, Empowerment Theory, or Feminist Theory? Discuss your rationale for selecting this theory and the concepts of the theory that make it seem most relevant to your understanding

Bringing about Social Change

Provide a description of an issue or problem, one that has to do with a needed social change. Include your thoughts about how you, as scholar-practitioner, might contribute to its resolution and bring about social change. Finally, share an experience in which you contributed to resolving an issue or problem in your workplace or

Community Psychology (CP)

What is community psychology (CP)? Be sure to include in your discussion the main components of community psychology as described by Nelson & Prilleltensky (2005): issues and problems; values; principles and conceptual tools; and science of CP.

The History of Vocational/Career Counselling

Provide a brief description of a total of at least three major developments from across the first eight stages in the history of vocational/career counselling. For each, explain why you believe it to be a significant contribution to the development and/or progress of vocational/career counseling. Finally, explain how each develo

Research and Criteria to Evaluate Theories

Out of the 4 major criteria that are used to evaluate theories, which of the four is the most important or are they all-important? Do all the criteria need to be satisfied to be valid? 1. Explains the past; predicts the future 2. Testable and falsifiable 3. Parsimonious 4. Promotes research.

Symbolic Logic: Modus Ponens and Modus Tollens

Symbolic Logic PART 1 1. Write two arguments in English, one in the form of modus ponens and one in the form of modus tollens. Then, write the arguments in symbols using sentence letters and truth-functional connectives. (If your computer does not have all the symbols needed, use some other symbol you do have access to and

Educational Self-Regulation & Current Perspective of Psychology

Can someone help with an aspect of educational self-regulation that enhances or challenges the current perspective of psychology? Please provide examples. (See self-regulation portion of Bandura article). Reference Bandura, A. (2001). The changing face of psychology at the dawning of a globalization era. Canadian Psychology

Business Psychology with the Hawthorne Effect.

Explain the premise of business psychology. Include the origins of this field and how the Hawthorne Effect may apply today. How might individual differences affect the workplace? Discuss Business Psychology's relationship to three major learning theories.

Sport Psychology.

Explain the difference between Imagery and Mental Rehearsal, and how you would apply these skills to help an athlete who is struggling with anxiety/arousal issues.

Life Span Development

Development is defined as the pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the life span. 1) Define and briefly describe the biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional processes that make-up human development. 2) Explain how the biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional processes that make-up human

What is Validity and Reliability

Article Describe the variables used in the research and how they were measured. Describe any psychological assessments that were used. The variables are psychosis and maltreatment of children. The article is looking at the prevalence of child abuse with parents with psychotic disorder. • Discuss the types of reliability

Values and Ethics Guiding Generalist Practice

Review National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics: http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp 1). Please summarize the preamble or the professional values and ethics that guide the Generalist Practice. http://www.socialworkers.org/pubs/code/code.asp 2) From the six core values: (Service, Social jus

Understanding Ageism

Myths and negative stereotypes about the elderly population have negative effects on the assessment and treatment of elderly clients. The most common untrue myths are that most aged individuals are irritable, angry, or unhappy; that older drivers have more vehicle accidents compared to younger drivers; that most live alone; or t

Psychology: Coping strategies

This article answers the question: What are the major differences between problem-focused coping and emotion-focused coping? Provide examples of each that would be applicable to a social or occupational setting. Both methods of coping are explained, with their major differences highlighted. To help illustrate the concepts,

Psychology and Critical Thinking

Pauly and his friend, Michael, are backpacking in Europe when they meet some people traveling from Romania. One of the travelers, an elderly woman, offers to read Pauly's fortune. Being that both Pauly and Michael are part of the psychology program at Rutgers, what critical thinking skills can they use to consider this woman's p

Roles and Relationships With Clients

Discuss at least three ways a human services provider might demonstrate poor boundaries with a client. Provide examples to illustrate each form of boundary violation. How could such boundary violations negatively affect a client? Cite information

Personal Ethics Codes

Describe your personal code of ethics. With a blend of theory, examples, and references to personal experience, create a comprehensive structure of your ethical belief system. Organize the paper into the following sections: Your beliefs and obligations to society Your beliefs and obligations to other individuals Your be

Smart Goals Theory: Soccer Coach Goal

SMART Goals Worksheet (Soccer Coach) Start With the Dream of What You'd Like to Achieve: Specific Short-term leading to Long-term What is the desired result? (who, what, when, why, how) Measurable How can you quantify (numerically o

Sports Psychology: Long-term Coaching Goals

Identify a long-term goal or interest of a soccer coach. Explain how and when you would access this goal to illustrate whether expected learning is occurring. Relate you answer to sport psychology.

Sports Psychology: Goal Setting

Define what a goal is and differentiate between the following goals: Subjective, General Objective, Specific Objective, Outcome, Performance and Process goals. How can a coach create a supportive goal-setting atmosphere?