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Description of Instrumental Conditioning

Instrumental or operant conditioning is an associative form of learning where pairing of a response with an outcome changes the future strength of the response. Instrumental conditioning seems to depend either on an association between stimulus and response (e.g., stimulus is lever and response is lever pressing), or between a r

Euthanasia

I need to help in responding to this individual's topic on euthanasia. Basically from the same point of view(Christian) (agreeing and adding why or possibly a point not thought of). I have gotten one opinion and am looking for another. Thoughts on Euthanasia Assisted suicide is one form of euthanasia, the practice of as

Religious Discussion of Euthanasia

I need to help in responding to this individual's topic on euthanasia. Basically from the same point of view (Christian) (agreeing and adding why and perhaps a point not thought of): I have done something that most parents don't do. I have thought about what it might be like to sit at my son's deathbed. While this is a very u

Treatment planning for marriage and family therapy

-Define both the model-directed approach and the client-directed approach to therapy. Compare and contrast these two approaches. (apa resources needed) -discuss the collaborative treatment planning approach and what you see as the benefits and obstacles to this approach to treatment planning.

Differing spiritual views are explicated.

Identify ways in which spiritual or religious beliefs could have a negative impact within the counseling setting, particularly with those who have different personal values, life practices, or spiritual or religious beliefs than yours.

Risky behaviors are explored.

Grace said: "I learned how to take care of my health and take it at a more serious level. I learned that I was diabetic in October 2010. I knew this day was coming because I continued to abuse my body. I was not exercising as often as I should have and I was eating unhealthy. I knew that diabetes is hereditary and should have ta

Adolescents, drive, self-actualization

Suggest a program designed to assist adolescents and young adults in achieving a positive self-concept and self-actualization. Please provide at least 300 words and include references in the solution.

Considerations of qualitative research

Question 1. What considerations must one take into account when dealing with qualitative research? Question 2. Why is a hypothesis inappropriate for a qualitative study?

Learning and Psychology

What is learning? What are the three different approaches to learning? What is the relationship between learning and psychology?

Ways a Therapist can Evaluate Effectiveness of Counseling

How would a therapist go about evaluating his/her work as a psychologist? What are some of the criteria they can use to evaluate the quality of their work? Can a therapist refer to their clients goals and objectives to evaluate their effectiveness of their work? What products (reports/cases) can a therapist review in order to tr

Effective versus Ineffective challenge

a. Choose an area you feel that you need to challenge yourself. If can relate either to a problem situation or some unused resource or opportunity. b. Write out a self challenge statement in which you violate principles such as goals of challenging, encourage self challenge, challenge unused strengths more than weaknesses, spec

Confidentiality in family therapy

What if you are doing couples counseling, think you are making great progress in helping the couple develop trust and communication, and then one of the partners reveals to you that they are having an affair, but their partner does not know about it. Both are your clients. Yes, the individual confidentiality must be kept.

Immediacy tips

A number of client-helper situations calling for some kind of immediacy on your part are described. You are asked to consider each situation and respond with some form of immediacy statement. I have attached a document which contains example to help answer the 4 situations.

Helper Self-Disclosure

Review some problems in living or unused opportunities that you feel you have managed or are managing successfully. Indicate what you might share about yourself that would help a client with a similar problem situation. That is, what might you share of yourself that would help the client move forward in the problem managing proc

Self-Efficacy and Motivation

What is the relationship between self-efficacy and motivation? What are the roles of self-efficacy and motivation in the counseling process? How are they relevant? Analyze these constructs from a behavioral and a social-cognitive perspective.

Research problem overview

1. Question: How does the statement of the problem provide the foundation for the rest of the study? 2. List your references/sources