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Impression Management and Spin Doctoring

1. Which paths(s) to persuasion is/are present in the global warming case? 2. How does the tobacco industry example fit into our understanding of impression management? 3. Is spin doctoring the same as propaganda or is it fundamentally different?

Becoming a Scholar-Practitioner

1.What is your thinking about how the development of a personal theory of counseling and psychotherapy can contribute to one being an effective scholar-practitioner who effects social change. 2.Can you think of a website that would be useful for the mental Health Counselor Training? includes the Web site name, its address,

Margaret Mead's said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world." This statement can be agreed with or not. This solution offers some guidance that agrees with this statement.

Margaret Mead once said, 'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world.' Mead's statement was based on her comparison of cultural differences in adolescents in Western society and in Samoa. She observed this same group as adults, when they were leaders in their community. Mead's work and t

Factors Affecting Personal Theory Development

A brief summary of how ones values, background, and experiences can affect the choice and development of a personal counseling or psychotherapy theory. Please include an introduction and a summary conclusion.

Allocentric and Idiocentric Cultural Influences

What is an allocentric and idiocentric? Which one of these describe you and the circumstances you display either of these tendencies and why. What the specific thoughts and behaviors that you would characterize as allocentric or idiocentric. Describe how someone who is at the opposite end of the individualist-collectivist

Theory of Counseling or Psychotherapy

Summarize your personal theory of counseling or psychotherapy.Structure the assignment to the following key questions or areas: What is your basic view of human nature? What key factors account for changes in behavior? Describe the nature of the therapist-client relationship and its relative importance. Descr

Conformity and Obedience

Description of a situation in which either conformity or obedience can be increased or decreased in order to promote positive social change. Give at least three specific ways of addressing conformity or obedience in the situation and describe the intended results. What are the motivations to obey or conform, and how do thos

One of the five factors of influence (authority)

(MyPsychLab clips, "Social Influence," "Becoming a Detective of Social Influence," "Car Salesman") Social Influence that examine compliance tactics and other strategies that are used to influence others and the used of consider on how these tactics can be used both to alleviate a social problem and alter individual behavior.

Client Evaluation

critically evaluate client Lois using either a reality or family systems approach. Make sure you address: The strengths and limitations to using this approach with this client The specific cultural/gender/age issues that need to be attended to with this client The ethical or legal issues that need to be attended to wi

Thinking Critically- change of vision

"The Forest for the Trees" contemplate the "Thinking Critically" question: How can I change my angle of vision so I can see the impacts that broader social forces are having on my own life? Please provide so basic life experiences so I can get a general idea of what Im writing about .

Discuss underlying Theory connecting social psychology with Education

Discuss underlying Theory connecting social psychology with Education Explain the utility of social psychology can be applied in Education. Conduct a literature review of your selected application area finding peer-reviewed, scholarly journal articles, and books that focus on the intersection between social psychology and

What are some of the positive and negative aspects of groups

What are some of the positive and negative aspects of working in a group? Do you believe that the positives outweigh the negatives? Why or why not? References Jex, S.M., & Britt, T.W. (2008). Organizational psychology: A scientist-practitioner approach (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. MEYERS, E. M. (2010). Mediating

Architecture and the Environment

*Describe how physical structure affects human behavior. *Analyze architecture as a means of controlling human behavior. *Describe the environmental psychological implications of commercial and residential design, including purpose and considerations. *Analyze the importance of architectural development supporting sus

Evaluating a Psychodynamic Approach.

Name: Abby R. Gender: Female Age: 57 Ethnicity: African-American Religion: Baptist, not practicing Relationship Status: Married Description of Presenting Issue: Abby seeks counseling after her husband has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a form of cancer. She tells you that she has never been able to cope well and is

Erikson's Theory

I need help by describing each stage of Erikson's theory. * Include in your description an analysis of a character that best represents each stage of life. The character can be from television show, a movie, or a literary character from a book. Explain how each character represents the stage, and how the character resolves co

Discuss HIV and AIDS from a social perspective.

Describe the HIV and Aids as a social problem and itsâ?? research. Explain how one or more of the processes for attitude formation may account for how attitudes toward the social problem are typically formed. Explain how attitudes toward the problem could be changed. Then, drawing on some of the insights from the ar

The fundamental attribution error is also depicted briefly.

Describe a situation that a person may have experienced in which the cause of a person's behavior was uncertain. Explain how the person might have used the concepts of consensus, constancy, and distinctiveness to determine whether the behavior in this situation was internally or externally caused. Then, describe situations w

Applied Social Psychology

Describe the social problem, such as the spread of HIV, obesity, domestic violence, or global warming. Describe the basic study you found that pertains to the problem, and the conclusions of the study. Then, propose a new study that would apply the findings from the basic study to the social problem you are examining. Identify t

Therapeutic Alliance

Describe an essential characteristic that you believe will be an area of strength and one that would be a challenge in a therapeutic alliance . Explain why and list one or two ways that can increase a practitioner strength in this area.

Major Events that Have Influenced the Field of Social Psychology

Some major events or trends that have influenced the field of social psychology and why you think their influence is important. Then, discuss a recent event or trend that you think has the potential to inspire a line of research in social psychology. Specify the types of questions that research in this area might seek to answer

Scholar-practitioner/social change

A summary of your thoughts about how an understanding of counseling and psychotherapy theories can contribute to one's development as a scholar-practitioner who effects social change.

Discuss stereotypes.

Are these statements true? If so, please briefly elaborate on them individually. 1) There are many "causes" to the development of stereotypes. It can be a past experience (both positive and negative), over generalized notions and hear say (especially from a parent or loved one). Stereotypes affect many different aspects of

Peer pressure statements are briefly contemplated from a personal standpoint.

Are these statements true? If so, please briefly elaborate on them individually. Preferably, personal opinions would be preferred. 1) As adults, we have hopefully learned to analyze the opinions of others before adopting their beliefs to our own. Like adults, they want to be accepted. If the personality of the child is one t

Obedience to authority is assessed in the Milgram's study.

Milgramâ??s obedience experiments shed a shocking and uncomfortable light on what extent people will follow orders. Consequently, the experimenterâ??s perceive authority evidently was a strong influence on the participants. How true are these statements? Please briefly elaborate your opinions on each the statements you

Stereotypes & Social Psychology

Discuss techniques to reduce stereotypes and prejudices. Additionally, consider how social influences can reduce or promote stereotypes and prejudice. Examples

Strategies for breaking bad habits are presented.

can you help me with this one? You have just begun an internship as a school psychologist in an elementary school. The sixth grade teacher has asked for your advice for helping a student who habitually turns assignments in late. The teacher is interested learning more about using positive reinforcement to help this student.