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Multicultural counselling and interventions

In this mission, you had the opportunity to explore two communities in Riverbend City. Select one of the settings and describe the issue at hand and the various people involved. - What groups are represented and how does membership in those groups affect the characters? - How would a human services professional address health

Grief and Family Systems

Review the Riverbend City mission for this unit. Consider how the family has progressed in coming to terms with Sheldon's illness and approaching death. How have things changed? What factors now need to be considered? Imagine that you will be joining this family's care team as a counselor. Your role is to: - Assess and descr

Three models of compliance

This interactive activity explores three scenarios in which someone was trying to achieve compliance with a request. Discuss the outcomes of your choices and compare or contrast these scenarios with a real-world situation you have personally experienced. • How do you find yourself reacting when someone is trying to obtain y

Mental Status Exam and Suicide Assessment Risk

After you conducted or observed a Mental Status Exam and/or Suicide Risk Assessment? Can you provide a summary of your reactions? Provide a summary of what your concerns, fears, and anticipations were for when you or someone else conducted your assessment. In addition, consider the following after reading the attached menta

Integrated Treatment for Depression

APA Style and Format. Utilize one or more specific methods of assessment with a client you have worked with currently or in the past. Can you in select an assessment that is appropriate for the client (such as the Beck Depression Inventory, Beck Anxiety Inventory, Mental Status Exam, biopsychosocial assessment, ecomap, genogram

Conformity and group size

Conformity is something that occurs when social influences impact or modify our behavior in response to real or imagined pressure from others rather than in response to a direct request or order from another. There are three variables that can affect conformity: nature of the task, size of the majority, and the effect of one oth

Collaboration Theory and Business Success

How can the collaboration theory be used during the creation a web based application such as Dropbox, Box, Microsoft Skydrive, or Google Drive to enhance the effectiveness of a web/storage cloud based application?

Measures of Property Crime (2012 Data)

Select a crime and write a report addressing the following: Summarize the statistics from the last two reporting years. Be sure to include demographic information such as ethnicity, race, age, gender, marital status, employment status, socioeconomic group, etc., and moderator variables related to the crime. Examine the reliab

Discrimination based on institutionalized racism and sexism

Need 500 words in which I can discuss and give examples of institutionalized racism and institutionalized sexism. To prepare for the assignment, do the following: Visit a website of your choosing, noting any indicators of institutionalized racism or institutionalized sexism.

Improving Workplace Relationship

This interactive activity explores the outcomes of various interventions by a supervisor who is trying to help an employee who appears to be struggling with performing his job. Consider the various dynamics at play between Erica and Nadim. Prejudices may exist for either or both individuals; attitudes and values may be affectin

Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Psychology

How can you work with someone who does not behave ethically? What are ethical considerations for you as a practitioner? How can you set boundaries with clients and co-workers? How can you improve your practice ethically? Why does a person behave in a certain unethical way? Please provide references.

Case Study: Guilt, Grief, and Bereavement.

If necessary, review Case Study: Guilt, Grief, and Bereavement, the media piece you were asked to view earlier in this unit. Imagine that you are discussing this case with Susan Florman, the counselor who will be working with Tracy Davis, the woman who has lost her mother. Would you describe Tracy as at-risk bereaved? Why or wh

Fundamental Attribution Errors

Explain why individualistic and collectivistic cultures differ in their tendency to make the fundamental attribution error. Make sure to identify differences between individualistic and collectivistic cultures as well as describe the fundamental attribution error.

Stages of Dying and Stages of Grief

If necessary, review the Riverbend City mission for this unit. Consider how the different family members are coping with Sheldon's illness and impending death. Imagine that you will be joining this family's care team as a counselor. - Describe the stage each member of the family (including Sheldon) appears to be at. - Describe

Social Cognition in the Workplace

Read the transcript on: the interactive mission Riverbend City: Social Cognition in the Workplace. In this mission, both Tim and Jamie are negotiating a stressful situation in their workplace. Tim, as a manager, has responsibilities not only to Jamie, but also to his other direct reports, his own managers, and to the clients

The Eight Core Abilities of a Social Worker

The 8 abilities constitute the core of what it means to be a social worker. Each of these abilities present their own challenges and may not be a particular area of strength for you. As you read through and examine what each ability mean and how they apply in a mental healthcare center 1.Identify as a Reflective Professional

Self-Rules Developed from Past Experiences

Kunkel (1997) notes that primary determinants of behavior are formed from past and present experiences. "The most significant difference between a person's environment and rules is that past and present contextual events are the primary determinants of behavior, while rules serve as controlling variables for human activities (Ha

Grief and Loss Supportive Therapy

Review the attached Case Study: Unexpected Loss, the media piece you were asked to view earlier in this unit. Imagine that you are discussing this case with Martin Lewis, the counselor who will be working with Mrs. Feltch. Describe the stage of mourning you believe Mrs. Feltch is in. Provide examples of how Martin can assist

Online Teaching Strategies: Critical Thinking

Discussion, Consider the following scenario: You have been asked to develop a 4-week online course for beginning graduate students in which they learn to critically evaluate research journal articles. Reflect on online teaching strategies that might facilitate critical thinking in this 4-week course. Consider how you might intro

Socio-Historical Perspective of Human Behavior

The socio-historical perspective tells us that to explain any behavior, we must interpret it in light of the social, cultural, and historical context in which it occurs. Choose an event and interpret it from the socio-historical perspective.

Positive and Negative Writing Feedback

It is likely that you recall some of the positive and negative writing feedback that you have received throughout your academic career as a student. Maybe some comments were constructive and effective and others were not. What language was used in the feedback, and what color was the ink in which that feedback was presented? How

The Locus of Control: Self-Efficacy

How self-efficacy is related to the concept of locus of control? Design an assignment for an introductory psychology class that might increase student self-efficacy. Explain how the design of your assignment might change based on the two types of locus of control.

Choices and results of the best place to live

Are the solutions below the question good choices, why? If not, explain how they may not bring about the expected results. Do people consider New York or California the better place to live? a. Consulting the Statistical Abstract of the United States or a similar publication, check the migration rates into and out of each

Managing the Professional Service for Client Issues

a) In what has these 3 factors (social, political and economic) influenced a psychological practice and delivery of services? b) How can you capitalize on these to better services to clients? References Kõlves, K., Milner, A., & Värnik, P. (2013). Suicide rates and socioeconomic factors in Eastern European countries after

The Role of Ethics in the Classroom

Read the article by Tabachnick, Keith-Spiegel, and Pope. Consider response categories and think about which response category most closely aligns with how you might respond to each survey item. Consider how your responses compare to that of the survey participants. Reflect on any findings from the study that surprised you. Final

Ethical Codes and Cultural Competence

Provide an explanation of the significance of the philosophical underpinnings of ethical codes and why this might be important for you as a future counsellor. Then provide your perspective on the evolving connection between cultural competence and ethics.

Socialization in the Early Years

1. Discuss the relationship between parenting practices, (such as method of control; power assertion, love withdrawal, induction) and the socialization of a child in his or her early years. 2. Explain the influence of the child's temperament on parent effectiveness.

Psychological components of hunger and children

Think of an important social problem that you care about (e.g., poverty, drugs, racism, homelessness, obesity, etc). What are the psychological components of this issue? How might a psychologist be involved in studying and resolving this problem? I choose the social problem on hunger and children in America but I am stuck on

Teaching Strategies for Online Students

Describe the defining characteristics of these online student populations: Undergraduate psychology majors and Traditional psychology graduate students? For this student population, what are some online instructional strategies that could be used to instruct them and why?