Cultural Autobiography ALL WORK MUST BE ALL ORIGINAL AND 3 REFERENCES 4 PAGES NOT COUNTING TITLE PAGE

The purpose of this assignment is to illustrate recognition of your own cultural background and how your worldview has been shaped by your family, role models and life experiences. This autobiography will help you express an appreciation for your own cultural identity and discover potential areas of development.

Begin by defining individuals that you consider family members. This includes, for example, parents or guardians, siblings and/or grandparents. Important information about these individuals includes places of birth, travel (if any), age, spiritual/religious beliefs, occupation, educational history, ethnicity, birth order, etc. In this description include the cultural heritage each individual and summarize the belief system of your family in general, including specific family values, religious and cultural practices, ceremonies, beliefs, and holiday celebrations. If possible, interview these individuals in an effort to gain new insight into your cultural heritage.

Next critically evaluate experiences in which you feel have had significant relevance in your multicultural development. Include both positive and negative experiences if applicable.

After taking a look at these influencing factors, critically examine and discuss who you are as a cultural being, including your racial identity. Think about your own development, functioning, values, behaviors and worldview and how you feel your family history, chosen role models, and experiences have shaped you. Describe how your life would be different had these cultural influences not been there. Be sure to include a description of interpersonal expectations for yourself and lifestyle choices. Finally, having taken a close look at your cultural autobiography, include potential biases which may influence how you interact with others. This could include, for example, favoring individuals of your own heritage or unconscious biases towards a certain cultural group.

Be sure to address each topic listed above and, as appropriate, cite the online course, the textbook, and other credible sources to substantiate the points you are making. For example, when discussing your racial identity please cite sources which you have referenced to better understand what this term means or use the text or lecture to substantiate points you are making about how gender has influenced your cultural development.

This paper should be approximately 4-6 pages and is due on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

 

MY FAMILY HISTORY BELOW

 

On my moms side I am  Irish Scottish and Slovak

My moms side is very strict catholic we fully embrace the Irish culture where we celebrate both life and death

My grandmother is a retired caretaker and homemaker she has

Grandfather deceased

Teresa 52 , (my mom) some college

My four aunts are as follows

MaryJo 51 homemaker

Angie 50, graduated with a teaching degree

Jacki42, graduated with a nursing degree

Crystal 39 some college

On my dads side I am irish,Scottish,german, Lithuanian,English

Grandmother Marie 76, owns excavating business and several rental properties

Grandfather James Sr. retired penndot driver owns excavating business and several rental properties

James jr. (my dad)52 disability

My aunts

Wanda 50, owns real estate business

Liz 49, retired bus driver and half owner of DT Computers

Linda 45, owns her own pet spa business

 

Both sides of my family is very big on family and work ethics

I have lots of cousins on both sides and we celebrate all holidays

 

I myself am 32, I have a nursing assistant license and a full time student going almost completed my bachelors in psychology and working towards my doctoral in psychology

I have 6 daughters

Alexia 15 ½

Morgan 15

Kaylee 12 ½

Brooklyn 10

Skyler 9

Payton 7

All students

My husband Dave is 33 and is a operator/supervisor at a steel mill in Butler PA

We have been together almost 14yrs and married a almost 11 years

Although my husband and I are not strict Catholics we are more relaxed religious wise

And though my family believe in both marriage and divorce I do not fully believe in divorce

Create  an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on spatial organization.

Describe  the following: The concept of spatial organization How spatial organization affects visual perception How perception influences behavior

Format  your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

 

Please use the text book provided via email for most of the references, outsides sources are okay as well. 

Prior to completing this discussion, please read Module 6 in the textbook and review any relevant Instructor Guidance. Specifically, you can review the interactive media tool illustrating obesity causes and prevention from an ecological perspective in Module 6.

In this discussion, you will utilize this template to create a brochure (or create your own) which addresses the issue of childhood obesity in order to share your continued learning in child development with others. 

You will need to be sure to incorporate all of the information in a succinct and straightforward manner while remaining encouraging and positive as you share your expertise with others.  Incorporate 3-5 visually appealing images, statistics, or graphs/charts into your brochure to capture the attention of your intended audience.

Your brochure must include the following:Analyze how at least 1 of the major themes of development (Health and Well-Being, Family and Parenting, Education, Culture, or Gender) influences the developmental physical, cognitive and psychosocial outcomes related to childhood obesity.Address the role of parents and schools in creating this problem.  Also, include any other people/entities whom you feel deserve a portion of the blame and why.Utilize problem-solving techniques in exploring developmental issues, grounded in child development, in order to explain two practical ways in which we can incorporate change to improve the health of children and families. It is important to be able to explain the role of society and community agencies in assisting families in developing the optimum learning and pro-social behavior of children.Be cognizant of the issues faced by single-parents, working parents, parents who are overweight/obese themselves, and those with other physical restrictions.Provide two resources (one local and one web-based) for those seeking information on health and wellness.

Along with the attachment to your brochure, your discussion post should include references in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center for any information and resources included in the brochure.

Prior to completing this discussion, please read Module 13 in the textbook, including the interactive media tools on theories of attachment, and review any relevant Instructor Guidance.

Demonstrate your knowledge of child development by analyzing the relationship between attachment style, as outlined by Mary Ainsworth, and any one of the other topics covered in the discussions or journals in this course.  Consider ways in which that topic may influence the development of attachment in childhood or adolescence.  Additionally, address how one’s attachment style may impact their behavior or choices related to that topic.  Finally, explain how exploring the interaction between unique features of development (such as attachment and health, or attachment and bullying) can help us in our continued learning of human development across the lifespan.

Does power corrupt?  If not, why not?  If so, how?

Make sure your initial posts are 200-250 words. Note: Excessive quoting from other sources does not demonstrate your comprehension of the topic.    Quotations longer than a sentence may not apply to your word count

Can you complete this for me? -homework assignment due February 7, 2016

 

One-Way Analysis of Variance with SPSS

As you work through this SPSS exercise, consider the application of the one-way ANOVA test to your research topic. Is it an appropriate test for your research?

To prepare for this Application: Review Lessons 25 and 27 in the course text Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh: Analyzing and Understanding Data. Review the video program for this week, located in the Learning Resources. Read the ANOVA/MANOVA section of the StatSoft Electronic Textbook at http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/ . Access the gss04student_corrected dataset in the Course Information area of the classroom to use for this Application

The assignment: Craft up to a one page double-spaced write up of the statistical results (include any additional pages needed for any APA tables or graphs and the SPSS syntax and output) in which you do the following: State the statistical assumptions of this test. Select an independent variable with three or more levels and a dependent variable. Develop the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis for main effects. Using SPSS, calculate an ANOVA. Include a post hoc test. Report on the p value and the confidence interval. Interpret the confidence interval. Decide whether to reject or retain the null hypothesis based on main effects and/or post-hoc statistical tests. Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. You will need to copy and paste these into your Application document. Based on your SPSS analysis, report the results using correct APA format. Include results for post hoc tests where appropriate. Your report should include the following: SPSS syntax and output files ANOVA table

 

Correlation and Regression with SPSS

As you work through this SPSS exercise, consider the application of the correlation and regression analysis to your research topic.

To prepare for this Application: Review the assigned pages in Chapter 16 in the course text Research Methods in the Social Sciences. Review the video program for this week, located in the Learning Resources. Review Lessons 31 and 33 in the course text Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh: Analyzing and Understanding Data. Access the gss04student_corrected dataset in the Course Information area of the classroom to use for this Application

The assignment: Craft up to a one page double-spaced write up of the statistical results (include any additional pages needed for any APA tables or graphs and the SPSS syntax and output) in which you do the following: State the statistical assumptions for this test. Using the data set you have selected, choose two continuous or metric variables for which you would like to test a relationship. Develop the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis. Use SPSS to calculate a correlation coefficient and a simple linear regression. You can decide which should be the independent (predictor) variable and which should be the dependent (criterion) variable. Decide whether to reject or retain the null hypothesis. Generate a scatterplot to visually assess the relationship between two variables. Generate syntax and output files in SPSS. You will need to copy and paste these into your Application document. Based on your SPSS analysis, report the results using correct APA format. Your report should include the following: SPSS syntax and output files

Include a Title Page

Provide Headings For Each Question Being Asked

Heading One:  Scenario Summary

“Record Answer Here”

Heading Two:  Signs and Symptoms

“Record Answer Here” 

Heading Three:  Addictive Substances

“Record Answer Here”

Heading Four:  Services Offered for Children

“Record Answer Here”

Heading Five:  How do the services different from adult services.

“Record Answer Here” Write 3 Paragraphs of Content (5 sentences make a paragraph) your title page, abstract or reference page does not count towards your page count. Provide at least one references with in text citations. Double Space Throughout your Submission Use Times New Roman Font, Size 12 Indent each paragraph

*** ASSIGNMENT HAS TO BE DONE JUST AS IT STATES***

Addiction to illegal substances and alcohol is a coping mechanism that many children use to deal with the intense and painful reality of child abuse/neglect. The cycles of addiction can be generational and very difficult to overcome.

Create and describe an addiction scenario involving a minor and offer suggestions for which services you believe would be the most effective in that scenario. Provide details for the scenario such as age of client, signs of abuse, and the type of abuse. Be sure to address the following questions: 

 What are some of the signs and symptoms for the client in your scenario?To what substances is the client addicted?What services are generally offered to help children break addiction and how do those services differ from services offered to adult addicts?

 

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