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ITP and IFS contrasts

As children grow close to graduate from high school, an Individualized Transition Plan (ITP) is created to ensure continued services for those who need it. Use the information from our book and from the internet to list as many transitional services as you can find. Summarize the service, tell what children would benefit from i

strategies for assessing family strengths and needs

Explore strategies for assessing family strengths and needs. Sometimes, families who have been coping with the needs of an exceptional child neglect other children or needs. It is essential that family needs are stabilized while the child receives assistance because a part of the intervention is to help families to reconnect as

Violent video game effects: what conclusions are possible?

The amount of time spent playing violent video games correlates positively with aggressive behaviors and negatively with academic achievement. Based on your reading about interpreting correlations, what conclusions are possible from this result? If this was an experimental finding, what are two sources of bias and how could the

The components of classical and operant conditioning

This solution strongly correlates the main principles of classical conditioning and operant conditioning as well as provides an example of when classical conditioning may be useful, and an example of when operant conditioning may be useful.

Substance Abuse and the Brain

Please discuss the following: Explain the role dopamine (aka the reward system) plays in addiction. After explaining the process answer the following question: Is addiction a disease or a disorder?

Psychology of Learning: Concept of Mnemonics

How is the concept of mnemonics used to learn information? Some people seemingly have a gift for remembering names after just one encounter. In many professions, being able to recall names of colleagues, clients, and peers can enhance professional success. How can you use mnemonics to learn and remember names in your future care

Psycvhology of Learning

Serial learning involves a list of items that are learned and reproduced in accordance with their sequence of occurrence within the list. What factors impact serial learning? Which one of these factors has the greatest impact? Why? Also provide an example of serial learning that you rely on.

Ethical conflict in forensic psychology.

A description of an ethical conflict or dilemma that relates to the ethical code/guidelines for psychologists and forensic psychology professionals. Explain the ethical conflict and how it might be resolved. Be specific and provide example. Note which code(s) or guideline(s) pertains to the conflict/dilemma selected.

ethical dilemma

Explain the four areas of potential conflict or dilemma that you selected. For each instance, list the specific ethical code or guideline that might apply and explain how and why it is relevant and applies to the areas you selected.

Science Vs. Common Sense

Task: List at least three similarities and three differences between common sense and science. Analyze and discuss the relationship between common sense approaches to psychology and how it can impact someone's work as a psychology professional. Then lastly, provide examples of how this might occur and what could be done to overc

Psychology of Critical Thinking

Brief Perseverance how it ca this negatively impact our ability to think critically about important issues in psychology? What two strategies can implement that will enable someone to overcome belief perseverance? When does someone suffer bias in their own life? Is there ever a time where one might not be able to overcome be

Emotions, Motives, and Facial Expressions

Could you please help me with an assignment by commenting on the following: Discuss analyzing the function of emotions as motive. Analyze facial expressions methods used for uncovering basic emotions.

Critical evaluation model and the virtue ethics model

Provide an analysis of two ethical decision-making models. Then evaluate two strengths and two limitations of each model. In your evaluation, be sure to include why you think each is a strength or limitation. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the critical evaluation model and the virtue ethics model.

Concerns for Security and Self-Esteem in Children

Attachment: In the U.S., a common worry of parents is whether their children have a high self-esteem. In the age of increased awareness of the ramifications of bullying behavior (physical, verbal, and relational-aggression), as well as increased competition it is no wonder parents are concerned. Aleksandar is a coordinator of

Family Dynamics Major Roles

Please see attachment: Family dynamics play a major role in how children develop. These influences include structure, expectations, parenting styles, and involvement. To understand more about how your childhood experiences with your family have influenced your current identification of self, take a few minutes and think back to

Jung's Idea of the collective unconscious

What is Jung's idea of the collective unconscious (what is it, where does it come from, what is its purpose?). Can you help me understand by giving an example of a current application (in the study of personality or in therapy) of the collective unconscious?

Applying Career Counseling Theories

Assuming the client population is disabled persons; please describe the work setting, select and summarize two theories used in career counseling i.e. , Social Cognitive Career (SCCT) theory, then explain the strengths of these two theories as they relate to your setting and client population, describe the similarities the two t

Psychosocial Theory Key Concepts

Briefly identify the : Key Figures , Key Concepts of Personality Formation, Explanation of Disorder Personality, Validity, Comprehensiveness, Applicability, Cultural Utility for the Psychosocial theory, etc.

Psychology of Learning

Please explain the concept of learned helplessness. Many of you work in environments were you may see the impact of learned helplessness. What are some of the consequences that might result from learned helplessness? Provide an example of a situation that might lead to an individual displaying this helplessness-like phenomenon.

Applied Research Questions

Prepare written responses to the following questions. - What are the similarities between descriptive and inferential statistics? What are the differences? When should you use descriptive and inferential statistics? - What are the similarities between single-case and small-N research designs? What are t

Psychology of Learning

There are four different reinforcement schedules that are used in operant conditioning. Describe each of the schedules and provide an example of each that impacts you. Also, please explain why a variable ratio of reinforcement is more powerful than a fixed ratio.

Bowlby's Attachment Theory

discuss the characteristics of Bowlby's Attachment Theory. What are some examples in your own practices/ lives where you could see the components in the attachment model?

Forensic Psychology assignment

Forensic psychology roles: Correctional psychologist Criminal psychologist Victimologist Juvenile psychologist Police psychologist Forensic psychology subspecialties include criminal forensic psychology, juvenile forensic psychology, civil forensic psychology, investigative psychology, correctional psychology, police p

Attachment Styles Protective Factors

Attachment Styles We have learned that attachment occurs due to safety needs, but what if these needs were not met? In this discussion, you will consider attachment styles and potential outcomes when conditions are not ideal for attachment, as well as the interaction between attachment styles and temperament. Kandi is an 11-ye