Section 1: In this module, as you reviewed your course materials, you likely discovered many interesting new ideas in psychology. In the space below, please identify three different concepts, ideas, or research findings that were interesting or useful to you. Explain or describe each concept, theory or research finding in detail, in your own words. A good response here would be at least 150 words. Be sure to use proper spelling and grammar in your response. 

 After identifying the interesting concepts, ideas, or research findings above, think about the way one of them might be relevant or helpful in your personal life. Provide one original example of how your chosen psychological concept, idea or research finding is relevant in your personal or family life. A good response here would be at least 100 words. Be sure to use proper spelling and grammar in your response.

From the interesting concepts, ideas or research findings identified in Section 1, think about the way one of them might be relevant or helpful in your current or future work life. How can you apply this to your own work? Or, can you think of an example of how this issue plays out in your own current or future career? Please provide one original example of how your chosen psychological concept, idea or research finding is relevant in your work life. A good response here would be at least 100 words. Be sure to use proper spelling and grammar in your response. 

 

Format & Expectations

State  your thesis, the answer you want to defend using at least three  well-supported reasons embodying logic, reason, and research. Give  possible objections to your arguments, answer these objections and  restate your conclusion.

Essays should include a Works Cited page following MLA Style. 

For grading expectations, please refer to the PHIL200 Writing Rubric.

Submission

Submit your essay as an attachment within the Assignments area. 

Due: Sunday, by 11:55 p.m., ET

Questions:

Answer one of the questions below in a well-written, thoughtful essay:

Agree  or disagree with the statement, “the only proper context for sex given  its nature is as part of a committed personal relation”.

I need this paper to be revised to follow APA manuscript formatting rules, 0 plagiarism, abstract, keyword, introduction, best conclusion, references should be alphabetically ordered. I don’t want method, outcome, study, result, participant in my paper please. try to follow my instructions. This is the 3rd time I will revised this paper.

  

Watch the two assigned videos on physical development: Physical Development; The First Five Years. (2009) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and Physical Development; Ages 7 – 12. (2009) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

Physical development, especially in infancy and toddlerhood but also into middle/late childhood, is primarily focused on the development of fine and gross motor skills.  But the milestones and activities for each age group are very different.  For example, coloring or playing with clay would not be an appropriate activity for an infant to improve fine motor skills, but it would be for the early childhood room. And in middle/late childhood, children are developing the muscle mass to greatly improve their abilities to run and jump and play organized games that would be not be appropriate for infants or toddlers.  There are lots of website aimed at both parents and educators that describe activities to promote development.  The activities you select do not have to be complex, but they do need to be age appropriate and grounded developmental theory. Focus on the primary developmental tasks of each age period.  For each of the three activities, write a paragraph that addressed the following: 

· Describe the activity in some detail (provide more than just the name of the activity).

· Describe the theory and/or research which supports the use of this class or activity.

· Identify how the activity enhances physical development.  (Note it might also promote cognitive, and/or socioemotional development as well.  For example, organized team-based games not only promote physical development in middle/late childhood but also promote psychosocial development by teaching team work and fair play.) 

· Remember that this will be completed for an Infant Room, a Toddler Room, and a Middle/Late Childhood Room.

· Must be two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style

Must use at least one credible source in addition to the course text.

500-700  words in APA with 2 scholarly references

Topic: Case of Elderly Couple  Thread: Read the Case Study below and then answer the following questions: 1.Consider Lydia’s and John’s cognitive and physical limitations as well as their social support. If you were presenting this case to a team of other human services providers, what developmental theories, concepts, and principles help explain this case? (Use the readings from Modules/Weeks 7–8 to help you answer this question). 2.What other information might you need to fully evaluate the situation in which Lydia and John live? 3.If you were the protective service worker, what are the options for this couple? Identify several feasible plans with explanation and support from a source of information. Include the risks and benefits of each option. Then, identify what your final recommendation would be and why.  Case Study   Lydia and John were a couple in their nineties who lived in their own home and had been married over sixty years. Both were confused and forgetful. They had two sons who were in their seventies and lived in nearby towns. One son was estranged from them. The other was somewhat involved in their lives, but he had a mentally ill wife and health problems of his own to deal with. The couple first came to the attention of a protective service worker when John was hospitalized after a fall. When left on her own, Lydia’s confusion became more pronounced. A referral was made for home care services, but, when a worker went out to assess the couple, their son was present and refused services. Based on concerns of benign neglect, a protective services report was issued. A case worker investigated and substantiated the report, citing the son’s interference with services and the couple’s own inability to provide adequate care for each other. The protective services worker found both John and Lydia to be very forgetful and somewhat confused, though Lydia was the more impaired. Due to their increased physical frailty, they had been using only the first floor of their home. Since the bedrooms and bathroom were upstairs, the living arrangement presented several problems for the couple. Lydia had a regular bed, but John was sleeping on a cot. The low height of the cot caused him to lose his balance easily, resulting in several falls. Since there was no toilet downstairs, they were using a bucket in the kitchen and emptying it outside. They were unable to maintain their home and conditions became unsanitary. The son tried to help, but he had his own limitations. The elderly couple was well able to afford assistance, but they did not want to spend the money. Furthermore, even though the son who helped with paying the bills was not taking advantage of his parents financially, he was obviously concerned with “preserving his inheritance.” Meanwhile, John and Lydia were extremely conservative in terms of how they chose to spend their money; they insisted they could not afford help.

  

Directions: Provide short answers of 75-150 words each for the following questions/statements. Do not exceed 200 words for your response. Use the textbook, and any other scholarly resources to support your responses. Include at least four peer-reviewed journal articles beyond the textbook. 

1. Discuss the similarities and differences of the three generations of anti-psychotic medications.

 

2. How do the current anti-psychotics work on the brain?

3. Discuss the similarities and differences between the three generations of medications to treat depression. 

4. How do the current medications to treat depression work on the brain?

5. Describe three medications that are used to treat substance use disorders.

6. What medications may be risky to prescribe someone who has a substance use disorder? Why are they risky? 

7. Describe the importance of the DSM in diagnosing and treating mental illnesses and substance use disorders. 

8. Identify some adverse side effects of at least two commonly prescribed medication for treating psychiatric disorders. 

References:

You have to use this as one of your references and references cannot be more than 4 years old.

Levinthal, C. (2016). Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society. (9th ed.). Pearson Education, Inc.

  

Please no plagiarism and make sure you are able to access all resource on your own before you bid. One of the references must come from Broderick and Blewitt (2015). I need this completed by 12/31/17 at 10pm. 

Life events:

1. 1979 born into a family where both parents worked and siblings were much older than me.

2. 1987 my brother got custody of my nephew because he was being abused with his mother but he came to stay with us and I was like a big sister.

3. 1995 start of my injuries and surgeries with playing basketball and I loved the game. I had to sit out for a whole year.

4. 1997 finished high school with more injuries and surgeries and no scholarship but was salutatorian.

5. 2004 first granddaughter to graduate from college.

6. 2017 I experience the death of my stepson, maternal grandmother, and my father.

  Final Project Outline

In Week 1, you were asked to review the Final Project Guidelines and begin thinking about your timeline (Part 1) for the Final Project. Consider what you have learned so far in this course and how you can use theory to support your understanding of identity development. How do your experiences align with theory you have learned? What new insights have you gained? As you move forward, be sure to identify salient elements of developmental theories and how these align with your life experiences.

For this Assignment, you are asked to provide a basic outline for your final project. Identify the six life events that you will use for your final project. Remember that at least one of each must have occurred in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. For each event, briefly identify (2–3 sentences each) why this event was significant in your development.

Note: Although you must support your work with integration of developmental theory in the final submitted project, this is not necessary for this Assignment.

Readings

· Broderick, P. C., & Blewitt, P. (2015). The life span: Human development for helping professionals (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

o Chapter 8, “Gender and Peer Relationships: Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence” (pp. 282-323)

o Chapter 9, “Physical, Cognitive, and Identity Development in Adolescence” (pp. 324-367)

Best, D. L. (2009). Another view of the gender-status relation. Sex Roles, 61(5/6),341–351.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Cobb, R. A., Walsh, C. E., & Priest, J. B. (2009). The cognitive-active gender role identification continuum. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 21(2),77–97.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Ewing Lee, E. A., & Troop-Gordon, W. (2011). Peer processes and gender role development: Changes in gender atypically related to negative peer treatment and children’s friendships. Sex Roles, 64(1/2),90–102.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Gallor, S. M., & Fassinger, R. E. (2010). Social support, ethnic identity, and sexual identity of lesbians and gay men. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 22(3), 287–315.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Lev, A. I. (2004). Transgender emergence: Therapeutic guidelines for working with gender-variant people and their families. Binghampton, NY: Routledge.

o Chapter 3, “Deconstructing Sex and Gender: Thinking Outside the Box” (pp. 79–109)

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

McCabe, J., Tanner, A. E., & Heiman, J. R. (2010). The impact of gender expectations on meanings of sex and sexuality: Results from a cognitive interview study. Sex Roles, 62(3/4), 252–263.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

Media

· Laureate Education (Producer). (2013g). Perspectives: The ‘tween years’ [Video file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu

 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 3 minutes.

 

This week’s presenter discusses how individuals in the in between, or ‘tween’ age can feel uncomfortable about their gender, their bodies, and their sexuality. Strategies for working with tweens are also discussed. It is highly recommended that you view this presentation before posting to this week’s Discussion boards.

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 Write a 3 page blog post in APA format-WITH IN TEXT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES (FROM LIST) that explains your interest in an area of psychology and the type of impact you would like to make in that area. Describe the skills required to be a psychology professional, and explain how the practitioner-scholar model supports professional development. Finally, explain the importance of research to the area of psychology you plan to go into. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

 Use at least two of the resources provided to help you complete this assessment. 

MUST USE THESE:

 

McClintock, C. (2003). Scholar practitioner model. In A. DiStefano, K. E. Rudestam, & R. J. Silverman (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distributed learning (pp. 394–397). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Brinthaupt, T. M., Counts, V. E., & Hurst, J. R. (2012). Stereotypes about the psychology degree: Student sources and beliefs. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 39(3/4), 229–242. Belar, C. D. (2012). Reflections on the future: Psychology as a health profession. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(6), 545–550. Smedslund, J., & Ross, L. (2014). Research-based knowledge in psychology: What, if anything, is its incremental value to the practitioner? Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science, 48(4), 365–383. Babione, J. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice in psychology: An ethical framework for graduate education, clinical training, and maintaining professional competence. Ethics & Behavior, 20(6), 443–453. Nash, J. M., & Larkin, K. T. (2012). Geometric models of competency development in specialty areas of professional psychology. Training & Education In Professional Psychology, 6(1), 37–46.

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