Assignment 2: Risk Factors and Risk Assessment

The course textbook classifies risk factors into three categories: social, familial, and psychological.

Identify a risk factor from each category and cite evidence that will show correlations between the risk factors and behaviors. Offer your opinion on which risk factors you feel can be most readily remedied using prevention strategies. What strategies would you recommend?

Provide at least one current example of a prevention strategy designed to mitigate the effects of a risk factor.

Post your responses in a minimum of 400 words.

Submission Details:

Discussion Grading Table Maximum Points

Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment  16

Quality of responses to classmates 12

Frequency of responses to classmates 4

Reference to supporting readings and other materials 4

Language and grammar 4

Total: 40