Question Description Survey Design [1 of 2] What are the corresponding steps for designing surveys? Consider the implications of skipping or not carefully approaching each step. Brainstorm a purpose statement for a survey and operationalize your purpose statement. Consider how you would gather evidence of the reliability and validity of a survey. Give examples. Designing a Test Plan [2 of 2] Develop a test plan, including defining the construct or constructs the test measures, choosing the test format, and specifying how to score the test. Now that you have read and studied Chapter 11, develop a test plan using a […]
Question Description Instructions Researchers must protect participants and be aware of appropriate methods for obtaining information. What ethical considerations are important to research? In about 2 pages, write an analysis of the ethical concerns in the 3 diverse psychological research studies below. Be sure to include a paragraph of overall ethical consideration. This paper should be 2-3 pages in length and use APA formatting (cover page, paper body formatting, citations, and references: see Rasmussen’s APA guide in the Resources tab, or by clicking here. Prior to submitting your paper, be sure you proofread your work to check your spelling and […]
Discussion 1: Values and Culture Cultures vary widely in the values to which members adhere. For example, some cultures may highly value personal achievement, where other cultures value religious convictions as a core value. One culture may emphasize the importance of being independent while another culture may focus on the importance of being a supportive group member. As you review the Learning Resources for this Discussion, think about your own culture and the many values you hold dear. Then, think about the other cultures you will read about and why their value systems may be different from your own. How […]
Question Description In 500-750 words, do the following: Define an ethical dilemma in coaching based on communication and an ethical dilemma in coaching based on storage of coaching records. Identify best practices for storage of records and client communication. Discuss how you will implement those best practices into your coaching practice. Identify challenges you might face in implementing those best practices. Prepare this assignment according to APA guidelines. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Question Description [4.3] Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program Assignment Identify a mental health or substance abuse program within the VA healthcare system. Use this week’s resources to help identify a program. After identifying the program, describe how it reaches the veteran population it serves. What would you consider its strengths and weaknesses and areas that may need improvement?
You are a consulting psychologist for a local clinic and have been asked to follow up on a consultation you completed four years ago. There are current developments in this case that require further consideration. Please review the PSY699 Week Five discussion case file or detailed information on the current case under review. In your initial post, explain how the APA Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct can be used to guide decisions in this ethically complex situation. Provide a suggested course of action for the clinic staff. Given the daughter’s age and the situation presented, integrate concepts developed from […]
Discussion 2: Group Processes and their Impact on Individual Behavior Humans are influenced by other people. The effects of being socialized in a socio-cultural environment are profound and pervasive. In this Discussion, while taking cultural variables into account, you are asked to consider how group processes may impact individual behavior. For instance, how you conform in your social behavior is influenced by culture and may impact your decisions and your behaviors in many aspects of your life at work, at home, and at play. For example, in some cultures people may adhere to adages such as “the squeaky wheel gets […]
Discussion 2: Problematic Members While there are various types of problematic behaviors, there are a few key roles that may be especially troublesome for a therapy group. Two examples include monopolists and silent clients. The monopolist is very self-oriented, dominates conversations, talks over others, and might even attempt to take over as group leader. At the other extreme, the silent client limits active participation and offers very little to the therapy group. As others in the therapy group open up and make themselves emotionally vulnerable, resentment towards the “silent” person who never says anything may develop. For this Discussion, review […]
Question Description Obesity – What is Going On Here??? Here is a video on childhood obesity! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC3BNPZQtk8 We make the transition from adolescence into adulthood. As adults we are responsible for our own decisions. We choose many behaviors that either enhance or harm our health. The focus for this assignment will be on obesity – a problem that is plaguing our nation’s children, adolescents and adults. Before participating in this paper, read the following current article about obesity in the US. The World Is Fat ByCATHERINE RAMPELL Until 1980, fewer than one in 10 people in industrialized countries like the […]
The Implications of a Sleep Deprived Society What are the implications of a largely sleep-deprived society? How does the amount of sleep you get affect your own life? How does it affect your health, your emotions, and your performance? Directions: Write at least 300 words on this topic. Make sure to cite your sources in this assignment. You can use these links below to help with writing .