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Discuss how correctional facilities classify inmates.

1. Discuss how correctional facilities classify inmates. 2. Gangs, drugs, and racism are the three main problems facing juvenile corrections today. Do you believe theses issues are in decline? Why or why not? What do you think should be done to reduce or eliminate these problems?

Counselling Psychology- Career Counselling- Trait and Factor Theory

Trait and factor theory has been used consistently since 1909 and a great deal of research has been conducted to prove its worth. Why do you think the theory has held its ground for such a long time? A response thorough yet concise, reflecting a minimum of 70 words to a maximum of 150 words would be much appreciated! It wo

Biological Theory

Can you explain the: 1- School of Thought on Biological Theory (and what factors influence personality development in this theory) 2 - Also, the Principles of Biological heory 3 - Time frame 4- Influences (historic happenings, other ideas, etc.)

V Axes Diagnosis, cultural issues and accurate diagnosis.

1. what is V Axes Diagnostic. The V Axes diagnostic system is used throughout the mental health system to provide an accurate, objective review of the evaluation completed by a licensed clinician. When complete, as you can see from our text, the V Axes diagnosis provides a complete picture of the client/patient. Identif

Department of Corrections Web Page

Please post at least two to three paragraphs for these questions. Thank you. Take a virtual tour through Florida's state prisons on's Department of Corrections Web page. Then click on the link at the bottom of the page, "Misconceptions About Florida Prisons." Next, take a virtual tour of Georgia prisons. Be s

Evolution or Revolution?

Using text, the Library, and the Internet for research pick out two perspectives of psychology and determine if one "school" of thought led to the other (Evolution) or if they conflicted (Revolution), leading to a clash of ideas that led to an eventual shift in psychological thought. These perspectives of psychology include: Beh

Schools of Thought in Psychology

1. Describe five schools of thought in psychology. 2. Name one or two individuals who created or furthered this way of thinking in psychology, and one key idea from each school of thought. 3. Also name the time period it began.

Defense mechanisms

What are the advantages of denial, displacement and reaction formation as defense mechanisms? What are the disadvantages of each?

Multicultural Counseling

Identify two of the following challenges in Multicultural counseling. Explain the challenges and discuss why each is a vital consideration in the process of the identification and treatment of mental health issues such as: a. Social Class b. Gender c. Sexual Orientation d. Religion/Spiritual B

What are the main differences in the mission of a jail and a prison?

1. What are the main differences in the mission of a jail and a prison? Compare and contrast them. Which would you say has the larger suicide problem, a jail or a prison, and why? 2. Super-Max prisons are for inmates who are unmanageable in the general inmate population. Searching the Internet, identify three offenders, t

Difference between Formal vs. Informal Counseling

Difference between Formal vs. Informal Counseling. A survey of mental health and includes diagnosis, counseling and effectiveness of counseling. Discuss differentiation of formal (professional) from informal (non-professional) counseling. Why is this differentiation essential?

Carl Rogers, a well known humanist, emphasizes the self.

Carl Rogers, a well known humanist, emphasizes the self. Theorists in psychology report that there is the self that you would like to be, the self that you think you are, and the self that you actually are. More specifically, the self is believed to have the following three entities: the ideal self, your self-image, and the true

Compare and contrast boot camps and diversion centers (not jails).

1. Compare and contrast boot camps and diversion centers (not jails). Also describe the differences in an adult diversion center, detention center, and a halfway or transitional house. 2. Compare and contrast federal, state, and local prisons. What is the role of the private prison?

What is the difference between a probation officer and a parole officer?

Please post one paragraph per question. Thank you. 1. What is the difference between a probation officer and a parole officer? Compare and contrast the two. If you were going to be one or the other, which would you choose and why? 2. What is the most important mission of a probation officer? Listed in order of importanc

Applying Physiological Psychology to real life.

Original student questions: 1.Why is it important for psychologists to have an understanding of the structure of the nervous system, neural conduction, and synaptic transmission? Provide two reasons for each of the three topics. 2.I need to do a reflection journal can you assist me in this. My journal should be as part o

Counselling Psychology - "The Physics of Living"

What are your thoughts about activities in "The Physics of Living" (Amundson, 2003): 1. Assessing Life Balance (p. 31) 2. Life Balance Wheel (p. 32-34) 3. Things I like to do (p. 35-38) 4. Past Accomplishments (pp. 129- 131)

Examining alternative causal explanations for two studies.

The following fictitious news accounts suggest causal relationships from non-experimental data. Pick 2 of the 4 studies. Then, for each of the studies you select, think of an explanation for the results other than the one suggested in the headline. Study 1: Living Together Leads to Divorce: Don't live together if you want to

Metaphors of Adult Development

1. "Aiming at a sense of life purpose is not easy. A sense of direction is as much about what is outside oneself as it is about what is inside" (Amundson, p. 135). How does Amundson make a connection between a quote like this and metaphor? What do you make of this connection? 2. What are three general metaphors of adult develop

Research Design

What would be the basis for distinctions among the following kinds of research: [a] Quasi-experimental research, [b] Evaluation research, [c] Historical research, [d] Survey research, [e] Action research, [f] Phenomenological research, [g] Theoretical research, [h] Hermeneutic research, and [i] Heuristic research.

Research Design

What are the three types of experimental designs (e.g. pre-test-post-test)? What would be the strengths and weaknesses of each?