Write a 800 word paper that addresses the following: A definition of screening, assessment, and treatment plan Discuss the need for crisis management when working with a client. What is the assessment process for identifying addictive disorders? What considerations must be made for choosing an appropriate assessment tool? A general overview of the substance use disorder criteria according to the DSM A discussion about the potential problems that can arise when a counselor relies solely on the diagnostic criteria listed in the DSM for treatment planning Include at least two examples of commonly used substance use disorder assessment tools. Include a minimum of two scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.

When writing the paper, consider using the following level-one APA headings to help organize the content: Definitions Crisis Management Assessment Process Considerations General Overview of Criteria Potential Problems Examples

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.


Step 1: Visit the TeenBuzz website at www.teenbuzz.org (opens in a new window). This site offers free ringtones that most adults cannot hear.  The website includes a chart of ringtones that start at 8kHz (everyone should be able to hear) and go up to 22kHz (only those below age 20 can hear).  Starting with the 8kHz frequency, download* each ringtone one at a time and keep a list of which you can hear and make a note when you are no longer able to hear the ringtone. 

*There are four options for downloading the ringtones, depending on what type of device you are using.  Most students on a computer, laptop or Android device will click the green download button (MP3). Students using iPhones will click the blue/grey button (M4R format) and students using Windows phones will click on the red/orange button (WAV format).  There is no need to save the ringtones.

Step 2:

Thoroughly discuss the following: Other than age, what factors may be both positively and negatively affecting your hearing?  For example, using headphones regularly or a history of ear infections may be negatively affecting your hearing while living in a rural area or rarely attending live concerts may have a positive affect on your hearing.  When writing your initial post, please include the frequencies you could hear and whether your actual age is consistent with the age ranges given by the website.

Important guidelines to follow:

Write at least a 300-word, well-developed and well-written response.  Use APA Formatting Guide to create accurate citations and documentation to give credit for any resource material used in your response. Your assignment is due September 24 in class.  

Grading Criteria

To maximize your score, you must follow guidelines.

Assignment 1: LASA 2: Treating the Substance Abuser and his Family Presentation

Harvey is married and has 2 teenage children. Harvey has been heavily drinking on a regular basis for the past 10 years.  In the past his wife often covered for him with his job, and usually made excuses for him with his children and his friends. Harvey has not attended his son’s baseball games this year, and he missed his daughter’s performance in the school play due to having been passed out from drinking. At this time, he is at risk for losing his job due to excessive absences, and he was recently arrested for a DUI. Harvey has realized that his drinking is adversely affecting all aspects of his life and he is ready to quit.


Create an 8-10 slide Power Point presentation to discuss treatment plans for Harvey and his family. Use the speaker notes in the slide show to further discuss the topics on each slide. In addition make sure you have a title slide and a slide with references (in APA format).  Please reference at least two peer-reviewed journal articles in your presentation along with appropriate information from the assigned weekly readings. In your presentation: Evaluate the following methods of treatment and develop a treatment plan for Harvey: Alcoholics Anonymous, Transactional Analysis, and Family Systems Therapy. Please: Provide  an assessment of Harvey’s situation and what he needs from treatment. Evaluate and discuss the at least one pro and con of each of the following treatment methods: Alcoholics Anonymous, Transactional Analysis and Family Systems Therapy.  Develop a treatment plan  for Harvey: Choose at least one of the above treatments for the plan. Address at least two issues that Harvey needs to resolve in treatment. Include at least three steps for Harvey’s recovery. Explain Brief Strategic Family Therapy and when it is used. Next, do the following: Develop a treatment plan for Harvey’s wife. Address her specific needs as the spouse of a substance abuser. Include at least three steps for her recovery. Take care that this plan is specifically addressing her recovery, and not how she can help Harvey recover. Develop a treatment plan for Harvey’s children: Address their specific needs as adolescent children of a substance abuser Include at least three steps for their recovery. Recommend at least two substance use prevention strategies aimed at adolescent children of substance abusers. Choose one of the following cultures: Hispanic, African American, or Asian American, and analyze how being a part of this culture might affect Harvey and his family’s treatment and recovery.  Explain at least two issues present in treating substance abuse within that culture.

Submit your assignment to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

Assignment 1 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsAssessed Harvey’s situation and what he needs from treatment.24Evaluated and discussed at least one pro and con of each of the following treatment methods: Alcoholics Anonymous, Transactional Analysis and Family Systems Therapy.36Developed a treatment plan to address two of Harvey’s issues that include at least three steps for one of the previously mentioned plans44Explained BSFT and when it is used.24Developed a three step treatment plan for Harvey’s wife addressing her specific needs as the spouse of a substance abuser, taking care that this plan is specifically addressing Harvey’s wife’s recovery, and not how she can help Harvey recovery.36Developed a three step treatment plan for Harvey’s children addressing their specific needs as adolescent children of a substance abuser. Recommended at least two substance use prevention strategies for children of substance abusers.32Chose one of the given cultures and explained at least two issues present in treating substance abuse within that culture.40Organization (Introduction, Thesis, Transitions, Conclusion)16Usage and Mechanics (Grammar, Spelling, Sentence Structure)16APA Elements (Attribution, Paraphrasing, Quotations)24Style (Audience, Word Choice)8Total:300

Since observation is the most common method of assessment, for this module/week’s Discussion Board forum, you will exercise your observational skills and write a summary of your observations. After watching the online media clip, write a summary about what you observe while watching the featured individual’s behaviors, emotional expressions, mood, etc. Do not read your classmates’ threads until you have completed this exercise yourself. Once you have completed your thread, read 1 other classmate’s observations and compare them with your own. In your reply, discuss, question, and make comments about what your classmate posted. 

250 words

Part 1: 250 word discussion board


Link for video on multiple personality

Part 2: 100 word reply to one classmate

Answer each question with a minimum of 100 words..

1.  What are your best tools to increase your comprehension and general memory?  What is the difference? (Chpt 5)

2. What are you juggling today?   How do you keep all the objects in the air?  (Chpt 10)

3.  Ah, stress, one of my favorite topics on self-punishment.  What is the difference between stress and pressure? (Chpt 10)

  Question 1 (1 point)

When assessing the combination of visual and text in a multimedia presentation, what are you looking for when assessing the grounding?Question 1 options:The visual’s perception of the horizonPlacement of visuals within a textUse of dark colors in the visualWhether the visual is cited from a reliable sourceSave Question 2 (1 point)

Psychological symbolism refers to all the cultural, religious, and traditional associations of colors.Question 2 options:TrueFalseSave Question 3 (1 point)

Tertiary colors are:Question 3 options:Three colors (any set of three colors) that appear next to each other on the color wheelTwo colors which appear directly opposite each other on the color wheelFormed when primary and secondary colors are mixedFormed when four colors appear next to each other on the color wheelSave Question 4 (1 point)

To create a master slide, you need to find the Slide Master icon under the View tab.Question 4 options:TrueFalseSave Question 5 (1 point)

You can easily move your PowerPoint slides by choosing the Slide view or the Outline view. You need to drag and drop a slide to the page you want it to be.Question 5 options:TrueFalseSave



Resources to use to answer question 

Babbie, E. (2017). Basics of social research (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. Chapter 4, “Research Design”

Burkholder, G. J., Cox, K. A., & Crawford, L. M. (2016). The scholar-practitioner’s guide to research design. Baltimore, MD: Laureate Publishing. Chapter 10, “Writing the Research Proposal”

Please read this article it is an important part of the answer

· Wilhelmy, A., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., Melchers, K. G., & Truxillo, D. M. (2016). How and why do interviewers try to make impressions on applicants? A qualitative study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(3), 313-332. doi:10.1037/apl0000046

There is a link between understanding the purpose of one’s research and selecting the appropriate methods to investigate the questions that are derived from that purpose.

–(Newman, Ridenour, Newman, & DeMarco, G. M. P., Jr., 2003, p. 169)

For this Discussion, you will evaluate the purpose statements in assigned journal articles in your discipline and consider the alignment of theory, problem, and purpose. You will also explain your position on the relationship between research and social change.

Alignment means that a research study possesses clear and logical connections among all of its various components. To achieve these connections, researchers must carefully craft the components of their study such that when they are viewed together, there is a coherent interrelationship.

As you read the authors’ purpose statements, consider how well the intent of the study, and its connection to the problem and theoretical framework, is presented. Also consider if the purpose statement reveals the study’s potential for engendering positive social change.

As you know, social change is a distinguishing feature of Walden University’s mission. Positive social change implies a transformation that results in positive outcomes. This can happen at many levels (e.g., individual, family systems, neighborhoods, organizations, nationally and globally); and positive social change can occur at different rates: slow and gradual or fast and radical.

· Post a critique of the research study in which you:

· Evaluate the purpose statement using the Purpose Statement Checklist as a guide

· Analyze alignment among the theory, research problem, and purpose

· Explain your position on the relationship between research and social change


Please watch the videos: Helping the Faceblind See (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. – Prosopagnosia (also known as face blindness) is a condition that refers to the inability to recognize a face that you’ve seen before and should be able to recall. Those affected can read emotions in a face, but identifying the person is next to impossible without certain cues. Why Every Face is Unfamiliar  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.- Tara Fall speaks about her experiences with prosopagnosia

Discussion Directions: Please watch the videos listed above. Describe the neurological processes which take place with prosopagnosia. What happens in the brain of an individual with this disorder? How are blindsight and Anton’s syndrome alike or opposites of one another?

Note: Your initial post must be at least 200 words in length. Post must be several sentences in length to be considered for credit. Support your points with information from the textbook or external educational sources. Be sure to cite your sources in APA formatting.

In short paragraphs in one page I want you to answer the questions. 


 1- Who would you go about creating social change?

 2- How would you design a social change strategy?

 3- How do you would identify social change problem? 


Complete this week’s Practice Activity.

Learning Activity

Matching exercises give you an opportunity to practice definitions and develop logical and critical thinking skills. By using such techniques as inversion, diversion, and the process of elimination, you are able to greatly increase the probability of answering questions correctly. This is an important skill to have, as it is commonly found on nearly all standardized tests and increases critical thinking.

The objective is to describe the purpose and major characteristics of today’s prisons.

Unit 10 Practice Activity – Part A

The objective is to describe the realities of prison life and prison subculture from the inmate’s point of view.

Unit 10 Practice Activity – Part B

Complete the Unit 10 Assignment: Correctional System Analysis

The U.S. correctional system can serve two specific functions in relation to criminal offenders. First, it can serve as a tool for punishing the offender and making the offender pay for his or her crimes. Second, it can serve as a means to rehabilitating the offender and preparing him or her for successful reentry into society.

Write a 700–1,050-word essay answering the following questions: How does the correctional system punish offenders? How does the correctional system rehabilitate offenders? Which method is more effective in reducing crime? Research a method for punishing or rehabilitating offenders. Use the literature and propose a solution or adjustment to the methods of punishment or rehabilitation.

Your paper must follow this format: Page 1 – Cover/title page Pages 2, 3, and 4 – Body of text Page 5 – Reference page (List at least three sources on your reference page. Cite your sources.)

List at least three sources on your reference page.

This assignment requires research to substantiate your findings. Use at least three references for this paper. You are required to access the Library for at least one of your references. Another reference can be your text from this class, and the third reference can come from an acceptable online academic resource. Discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used.

Note: Wikipedia (and any of its related websites) is not an acceptable academic resource and may not be used for this paper.

Format your work consistent with APA formatting.

Directions for Submitting Your Assignment

Compose your Assignment in Microsoft Word, and save your document in the following format: last name first name Assignment. (Example: SmithJohn_Unit10_Assignment).

Submit your Assignment to the Unit 10 Assignment Dropbox by the end of Unit 10.