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The Procedures of Data Analysis

When data is collected, its raw form can look varied and confusing—completed surveys, scored assessments, pages of transcribed conversations, observational notes, words, numbers, or a collection of these. At the beginning, provide the following information: Population. Adolescents - Clinical area of concern—substance

Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling

It is important that the approaches used by counselors and the counseling programs implemented in schools and agencies are effective for the clients and students who will be receiving these services. Consider the following question that a counselor working in a school or agency may want to explore: What is the effect of couns

Alternating Treatment Design for Autism

These four designs are: Reversal designs. Alternating treatment designs. Multiple-baseline designs. Changing criterion designs. Which one of those designs above demonstrates the greatest potential for use in Autistic Behaviors? Please discuss the selection, including the strategies, characteristics, adva

Personal Therapy

Counselor educators and supervisors are seen as gatekeepers for the profession, ensuring that learners who graduate from their programs are competent to provide counseling services to the public. In many graduate counseling programs, attending personal counseling sessions is a requirement. Counseling is also frequently required

Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Critique

Background Review the following research summary: Research Overview Number of Participants: 200. Population Characteristics: Lower socio-economic status (SES) Hispanic males ages 18-45. Sampling: Convenience sampling. Clinical Area of Concern: Symptoms of depression. Clinical Intervention: Group Cognitive-Beha

On Self-Reports

Compare and contrast the use of self-report with the use of direct observation as they relate to obtaining data. Discuss an example from your personal or professional life where you needed to collect data. Indicate whether you used a self-report or direct observation technique and discuss the overall effectiveness or ineffective

A discussion of behavior modification

Identify a personal behavior that you would like to change. Please note that you will focus on this behavior for each of the projects throughout this course. Discuss the operational definition of this behavior, indicate whether you want to increase or decrease this behavior, explain why you might benefit from modifying this beha

Decreasing Problematic Behavior

Using the target behaviors from the first discussion topic, select one that you would like to focus on changing. With this goal in mind (increasing, maintaining, or decreasing the behavior), design an appropriate behavioral intervention that you believe would be effective in meeting your goal. Briefly discuss the ethical issues

Differences between Freud and Rogers

Explain the fundamental differences between the theories of Freud and Rogers. Discuss the social and cultural factors that contributed to these differences. Describe at least two ways in which these theorists are similar.

How to Design an Introductory Psychology Course

I need help with some key elements in designing a course in introductory psychology, and why are they important? Also, what is one challenge I might encounter when designing this course for majors and a different challenge I might encounter when designing this course for non-psychology majors.

The Components of a Dissertation Committee

Can someone me by explaining the role of the dissertation chair and dissertation committee member during the dissertation process? What factors should be considered when searching for potential faculty to serve on your committee? I will be going for a degree as Ph.D. - General Teaching Psychology.

Male-female differences

What are two broad areas of research that lead us to believe that some behavioral/personality characteristics may be biologically (genetically/hormonally) determined? Give one specific example of research that points to this conclusion.

Definitions of Personality

Please help with the following problems: Locate 2 definitions of personality. Compare and contrast these definitions. What would you add to these definitions? Please provide references and make sure that you post definitions that are scholarly (e.g. peer reviewed journal articles and/or textbooks).

Psychology teaching

How does teaching of psychology relate to social change beyond the individual student level, and what are some examples that illustrate the relationship between social change and teaching?

Creating a Research Question

Please help with the following problem: Please restate your research questions, your target population, and your sampling frame (that is, the individuals from whom you plan on selecting or soliciting participants for your dissertation). Can these participants be considered as belonging to a vulnerable population?

Competing Arguments of Locke and Hobbes

Please help with the following problem: Locke and Hobbes run two different countries. Locke talks to Hobbes because Locke wants to move to his country. Reading their competing arguments, what would be discussed if they were to meet about Lock coming over to live with Hobbes?

Instructor's Feedback and Self-Efficacy

What are some of the positive and negative writing aspects of feedback from instructors? Should students experience an emotional reaction to the feedback and how can this affect their self-efficacy? Also, what are three of the most important elements in providing feedback on writing assignments and why.

Element of theories

Take one element of the theories or ideas presented this week and apply it to a real person - for example, someone from current events, politics, business, sports, the entertainment field. Define the terms you're using, and apply them to an aspect of this person's life (a specific action, behavior, or decision, for example). How

Treatment for Substance Abuse in Adolescents

- Population (adolescents) - Clinical area of concern (substance abuse among adolescents) - Clinical intervention proposed (unknown) - Quantitative research question OR qualitative research question (unknown) Please provide APA citation for at least four scholarly resources (this may be a combination of book sources and at

Substance Abuse and Adolescents

I need some assistance in understanding quantitative and qualitative studies: -Develop a research question for your chosen research method that focuses on the impact and/or influence of the clinical treatment. (substance abuse among adolescents) - To develop a quantitative or qualitative research question can you complete the

Need assistance with Clinical Intervention

Can you assist with a clinical intervention: -Identify the population for your project. (Adolescents) -Identify the clinical area of concern. (Substance Abuse) -Identify the clinical intervention (such as Person Centered Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Play Therapy) that you have selected to i

How to Develop an Effective Course Assessment

Need help with a description of the assessment strategies that might be used based on the scenario provided, the frequency of assessment, and an explanation of why they might be effective as well as the time commitment involved for this type of assessment. Scenario A class of 30 students in an introduction to psychology

Health Benefit Model

Describe the health belief model. Select one the four factors and in your own words, including your understanding of its definition and what this factor means in your own health status. Also, give an example of this factor in individual health behavior.