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Discussing Counselling Theory

"Carla" is a 30-year-old therapist who is working at an outpatient clinic. Carla's client, "Annie" is a 6 year old who is presenting for therapy with her mother. Annie lives with her mother, "Betty," and Annie is an only child. Annie's parent's divorced approximately 11 months ago and Annie spends every weekend with her father.

Arnold Lazarus Essay

Discuss dual relationships. What was your opinion of the Arnold Lazarus essay (Bersoff, p.242)?

Psychology in the legal system

An analysis of how psychology in general has contributed to the legal system. Two specific examples and their impact such as rehabilitation services and ethical/moral decisions.

Web MD Impacting Abnormal Psychology

Please help with the following question: Is there a risk that the use of overuse of Web MD will blur the issue of abnormal psychology? Please discuss with a reference.

Learning Behaviors in Mistake

People who don't learn from other's mistakes...are they not learning those lessons because they don't care or maybe because they think it doesn't apply to them? I know that learning how to ride a bike or throw a basketball cannot always be learned because there is skill required in that process of learning. I think other behavio

Counseling and Psychotherapy

How can the field of counseling be of interest to me What is couseling all about What is the art and science of counseling How can the field of psychotherapy be of interest to me What is psychotherapy What is the art and science of psychotherapy Min. Of one scholarly resource

Case Study: Mark Perry

Case Study: Mark Perry is a doctoral student in clinical psychology. He is currently doing his practicum at a community mental health agency. Periodically, the social workers at the agency ask him to "interpret" psychological tests they have given to clients. They know Mark has had courses in assessment and trust his judgment. T

Counseling Multicultural Clients

What are some of the challenges that present themselves when counseling and treating someone from a different culture? Why is it important for a mental health counselor or a professional to consider culture when identifying and treating mental illness? How should mental health counselor or professional address these issue

Mental Health Counselling and Psychotherapy

What makes counselling different from psychotherapy? Please provide examples of counselling and psychotherapy. Why is this differentiation essential? Please support your answers with at least one scholarly resource in APA format.

Positive Behavioral Support Program

Your company is still consulting with Pathway High School, an alternative high school for students who have been unsuccessful in their original school due to challenging behavior. Remember that Pathway hired your company 6 months ago to implement a School-Wide Positive Behavioral Support (SWPBS) program. Read the assigned we

Evaluating a Program's Outcomes

Evaluating a program's outcomes is such an important step in the process. It is the culmination of the entire planning process and a time to reflect on your process and analyze the data you have collected. You will be reading a journal article related to a real life example of a behavior management program with real results.

Program Design: Planning and Decision making

1. What is the focus of the planning step? 2. What tools can you use to collect relevant data for decision making? What specific tool do you think would be most valuable to use and why? 3. What do you find most useful about that step in the planning process? See the following reference: Kettner, P. M., & Daley, J. M.

Horney's Theory

Using Horney's Theory, discuss this character Jackie Gleason on the TV show "The Honeymooners". Describe neurotic needs and trends and how has his gender and culture influenced the character's neurotic needs and behavior.

Types of conditioning

There are two well-known types of conditioning: Classical and Operant. What are the differences between the two?

Potential Ethical Dilemmas

Can anyone help me identify two potential ethical dilemmas (Jan is showing an inability to cope with the couple). I need help with explaining the ethical dilemmas by referencing specific ethical codes from either AAMFT or IAMFC. Also, some potential resolutions for the dilemmas. (SEE ATTACHED).

Reliability Research

Question #1 Why is the reliability of an instrument important? Could you write a test of your own one evening, administer it to a sample the next day, and publish the results of your study in a peer-reviewed journal? Why or why not? [250 word count Min] Question #2 The reliability of the Rorschach test has often been dispute

George W. Bush and Alfred Adler Theory

How would I compare George W. Bush superiority striving to Alfred Adler theory? How did George W. Bush obtain his high level of superiority? Was it out of social interest or personal gain?

Research and its Application in Applied Behavioral Analysis

Discuss how research is an effective tool for the ABA professional working in a setting. Describe the different types of data collection strategies that can be used to take data on behavior modification programs. Also discuss inter-observer and procedural reliability.

Barriers to Treatment

What are some (at least four) of the limits and barriers that can be encountered in delivering services to clients with addiction or compulsive issues (such as lack of insurance, proximity to treatment facilities, legal and public policy barriers, etc.)? Please explain. Also, what are systems and community resources available

The Challenges Involved in Multicultural Counseling

The different challenges involved in multicultural counseling. 1). Explain the challenges when counseling and treating people from different cultures. (provide an example) 2). Discuss why each is a vital consideration in the process of the identification and treatment of mental health issues. 3). How might a mental he

Theories, Theorists, and the Role of Theory in Research

1. in 250 words analysis of the role of theory in research. Instructions 2. in at least 1250 words about Theories and Theorists. Theory is a natural extension of the philosophy of science, and theoretical frameworks underpin any and every research design and study. Familiarize yourself with the main theories and theorist

Incongruences Between Self and Experience

Self-actualization is a congruence between self and experience, and it is the fulfillment of one's inherent potentialities according to Pervin, John & Cervone (2005). It "involves the tendency of an organism to grow from a simple entity to a complex one, to move from dependence towards independence, from fixity and rigidity to a

How Intelligence by Definition has Influenced Testing Methodologies

When comparing the numerous theories and definitions of intelligence, and thinking about how they contribute to modern views of intelligence, please help me with developing an explanation of how two historical and/or current definitions of intelligence have influenced current assessment tools (this is as changing definitions of

Illegal Immigration and crime

My Topic is: "The effect of illegal immigration on crime rates along the border towns of United States: A focus on types and variation of crimes" My research questions are: 1. What are the effects of illegal immigration? 2. What are the major causes for violent crime along the south west border of the United States? 3. Are

Reducing the Appearance of Biases in Diagnosis

An explanation of how the client's cultural identity may contribute toward personal biases and diagnosis. Then explain how your personal biases might influence the client's diagnosis. Finally, explain three ways you, as a future professional in the field, might mitigate or reduce the appearance of biases in diagnosis.

Scores and Interpretations

Psychologists often hear statements such as, "My child is in the 75th percentile in reading," or "The child has an IQ one standard deviation below the mean." Using Figure 3-6 (see attached file), describe to a novice the meaning of these statements, comparing them to other terms used when describing scores within a normal distri