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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

Counselling Psychology & 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?

Research Design

This solution discusses the purpose of control and comparison groups in an experimental study, as well as two of the most important issues or problems in selecting an appropriate control or comparison group.

Research Design

What are the crucial differences between experimental research, quasi-experimental research, and descriptive research (including observation and correlation designs)? What types of research questions would be most appropriate for each? What are strengths and limitations of each approach?

Comparing Watson, Skinner and Tolman

Compare and contrast the perspectives of John B. Watson and B.F. Skinner with that of Edward C. Tolman and how each perspective relates to the field of modern-day psychology.

Ethical dilemmas are posed in terms of hypothetical scenarios.

These areas are covered: Discuss a specific ethical dilemma in relation to the Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals in which you will experience little difficulty due to a concordance between ethical practice and your personal belief system. Discuss a specific ethical dilemma in relation to the Ethical Standar

Help with preparing an overview of a selected workplace situation is noted.

These areas are covered hypothetically: a. In preparation for this assignment, identify a workplace situation that needs improvement. This situation can illustrate the relationships between you and your co-workers, you and your subordinate(s), you and your manager(s), or two or more co-workers excluding yourself. b.

Counselling Psychology - Work-Life Conflict

Work-life conflict is a significant reality in today's world. What strikes you in the readings by Duxbury and Higgins?( please see below) What do you see as the impact on organizations, families and employees? What do we do to stop or reduce work-life conflict? Duxbury, L. & Higgins, C. (2003). Work-life conflict in Canada in

REM Sleep

Please see the file. Question 41 only please. 41. REM sleep A. What is the state when thermoregulation is minimal? B. What is the state when dream content is minimal? C. What is the state when eye movement activity is minimal? D. What is the state when cortical activity is minimal? E. What is the state when heart var

System of Inquiry

B. Develop a system of inquiry to be used in evaluating decision-making, problem solving, and behavior in a business setting. This model should include a basic framework as well as a discussion of why, how, when, and by whom it is used. Consider how you would implement the code, possible reactions to the code from employees, a

Gender Development

"Most children have firm beliefs about what it means to be a boy and what it means to be a girl very early in life." Critically discuss the theories relating to the development of gender roles in childhood and the relative contributions of nature and nurture. I have to write an essay on this but doing my research, i have f

ADA - "Reasonable accommodations"

There are three categories of "Reasonable accommodations": "(i) modifications or adjustments to a job application process that enable a qualified applicant with a disability to be considered for the position such qualified applicant desires; or (ii) modifications or adjustments to the work environment, or to the manner o

A discussion about ethical practices is listed.

This prompt is answered: "In what ways might you be practicing unethically if you do not address cultural factors in your counseling practice?" Please read ;Theories & Techniques of Counseling Chapter 3 By Gerald Corey.

Case Study of Manuel- Veteran Vocational Rehabilitation Services?

Manuel is a thirty three year old man with a spinal cord injury that limits his mobility and movement from the waist down. Manuel is a student at the University of North Carolina Greensboro and is seeking a Masters degree in Public Health. He is expected to graduate in May. He is wanting to work as a researcher following his gra

Problems associated with adolescence

Briefly discuss the various problems associated with adolescence, in terms of their causes, prevalence, and effects, such as self-esteem problems, depression, and suicide.

Intelligence (IQ), Emotional intelligence (EQ) and Amygdalic High-jacking

Based on research by Goleman (2005), many people with an high IQ (cognitive intelligence) and low EQ (emotional intelligence) do poorly in work and other relationships. In fact, Golemen describes a fellow student with five perfect SAT scores but the fellow student lacked EQ, and failed to live up to his potentials. Also in one o