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Human Services, Faith, Adulthood & Practice

Please help me answer these three questions.

Summarize in your own words what the textbook (Robert S. Feldman) says about one of the following topics: forming loving relationships, choosing a career, or having children. Be sure to integrate a Christian perspective into your posting.

Middle Adulthood is a time during which some will experience what is known as empty nest syndrome. What are some of the different components that one might need to consider during the empty nest stage, and what impact can this have on a marriage? What might be some of the challenges related to empty nesters? How might one's faith play a role during this transition?

Summarize what you believe the three most prominent characteristics of a human service professional should be; and how do these characteristics compare to those desirable for Christians, as described in Scripture? Which of these characteristics do you see in yourself and what will you work on to obtain essential characteristics you may not have acquired yet? Then find at least two Scripture references and 2 resources.

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Dear Student,

Hi and thank you for using BrainMass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular posting, you are asking for help in putting together 3 short problems. To start with, I am going to provide you 3 outlines you can use for each and some exemplification to help you begin with all three. What is important is for you to structure your ideas, introduce concepts from your current course materials and display comprehension when you answer the questions. I suggest the following outlines and approaches:

1. On early adulthood - introduction
2. Choosing a career - what is it about, why is it important?
3. The Christian perspective

1. On middle adulthood - introduction
2. Empty nest stage - what is this about?
3. Impact on marriage & role of faith

1. Human Services Professional - what are they?
2. 3 prominent characteristics
3. Personal reflection & scripture references

As you can see, I have broken down each of the tasks you are supposed to do into 3 outlines. If you follow this outline you will be able to complete your assignment. Remember, this is self-reflective. Additionally, you are being asked to provide a Christian perspective, hence you will have to apply your own Christian views to the topic. Good luck with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Early Adulthood

According to Feldman (2008), early adulthood is that period in life whereby all physical development has been completed and, in this period, the physical capabilities of the individual are at their peak. As such - they are adults and yet they are young and fit and full of life. Even then, the brain in this period continues to grow and senses tend to be strong. Psychomotor abilities peak, reaction time is quicker, and muscle strength and hand-eye coordination is at its ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of human services practice as it relates to Christian perspectives in life decisions and relationships; middle adulthood+empty nest syndrome and the role of faith; and lastly a discussion on the key characteristics of a human services professional. The solution assumes that the task involves presenting the answers in a paper thus an outline is suggested as well. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.