January 14, 2019

Adolescents engaging in risk-taking factors

Adolescents engaging in risk-taking factors Consider what actions might prompt the following exchange between a parent and his or her adolescent child: Parent: “What were you thinking?” Child: “I wasn’t.” Parent: “What if you got caught? What if you hurt yourself or someone else?” Child: “It’s not a big deal. All of my other friends were there, too.” The adolescent age is marked by impulsive decisions and risk-taking behaviors. However, despite the frustrations of parents and caregivers, there are logical explanations for teens’ sometimes seemingly senseless choices. Scientists have found that the prefrontal cortex, the lobe that controls problem solving, […]
January 14, 2019

Intake Screening And Assessment

Intake Screening And Assessment The correctional system uses a variety of forms during the intake and assessment process, and these may differ by state. In this assignment, you will become familiar with forms that are commonly used in the correctional system for assessing individuals, and you will determine how these forms are used in the intake and assessment process. Review the Inmate Screening Form and Initial Custody Assessment Scale starting on page 56 of Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators on the National Institute of Corrections website.  Examine the forms and determine how results from these forms […]
January 14, 2019

Major Dick Winters Documentary

Major Dick Winters Documentary respond to two students due to grade or critique work only add to the discussion First reply to Aldin Topic 3: Major Dick Winters Documentary Throughout the Dick Winters documentary, MAJ Winters’ subordinates held him in such high regard. It was easy to see, not only the impact MAJ Winters had on his subordinates, but the impact they had on him. Two key elements of leadership that were apparent were people and influence. Because he spent the time to truly get to know his men, he had influence. According to Lewis (as cited in Gray, 2012), […]
January 14, 2019

Treatment Format

Treatment Format PSY650 Week Four Treatment Plan Attached Prior to beginning work on this week’s journal, read the PSY650 Week Four Treatment Plan , Case 15: Borderline Personality Disorder in Gorenstein and Comer (2014), and Borderline Personality Disorder in Sneed et al., . (2012). Please also read the Rizvi, et al. (2013), “An Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Professional Psychologists,” Harned, et al.  (2013), “Treatment Preference Among Suicidal and Self-Injuring Women with Borderline Personality Disorder and PTSD,” Miller (2006), “Telehealth Issues in Consulting Psychology Practice,”  and Luxton, et al. (2011), “mHealth for Mental Health: Integrating Smartphone Technology in Behavioral Healthcare” […]
January 14, 2019

Evaluation of Counselor Response

Evaluation of Counselor Response Paper must include the following four sections, plus a title page and a reference list: Introduction (2–3 paragraphs). Provide a general description of your selected case, identification of the student(s), a legend for the speakers (such as, S – student, M – mother, T – teacher), and any other presenting information that sets a context for the session. Be sure to describe the student and conceptualize the presenting problem in language that indicates your understanding of the student and presenting issue—you should base your conceptualization on theory. Transcription and Analysis (5–7 pages). Use the template located […]
January 14, 2019

For a Deaf Son

For a Deaf Son Please watch this powerful movie titled: For a Deaf Son. It is subtitled and also can be found at   First rule: Please, everyone, have respect. It’s ok to agree to disagree as long as we respect each other’s opinion. I REFUSE to deduce any points if I don’t agree with your opinion. I don’t believe in bias, but I believe in your opinions being heard. Questions: 1) Do you support the father’s side? If so, why? If not, why? 2) Do you support the mother’s side? If so, why? If not, why? 3) What […]
January 14, 2019

Focus Paper

Focus Paper This is the first assignment designed to prepare you for the 7-10 page research paper.  This assignment is not an essay–it is a set of responses to 4 questions.  This is the first step in the Research Paper writing process.  There is a model available in the Modules–your Focus Paper should look like the model.  Each response is worth 5 points. The purpose of the focus paper is to offer you a chance to organize your thoughts on your topic, to reflect on your rationale, and to strengthen your motivation for writing it.  To start, choose a topic […]
January 14, 2019

The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria

The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria For this week’s reading response, you will write 1-2 paragraphs for each of the following essays: “Serving in Florida,” “I Just Wanna Be Average,” and “The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl Named Maria.” For each essay, you will state the problem that the author addresses. Analyze the specific effects of the problem and how the author shows us these effects. Analyze the structure of each essay and the way the problem is introduced and how the essay/problem builds to the conclusion. The […]
January 14, 2019

Pezzullo Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere

Pezzullo Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere Read pp 99-115 of Pezzullo Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere (see sidebar) for download. In a short 2-3 paragraph response, answer the following: How do you feel about the journalistic norms of objectivity and balance in reporting environmental stories? What does it mean to be “objective” in reporting on climate scientists’ forecasts? Should such reports be “balanced” with dissenting views? Or is the public sphere better off having transparency, that is, knowing the bias of a particular news source and reading it as expertise from a particular perspective? How often (if at […]
January 14, 2019

Rhyming Discussion

Rhyming Discussion 010 unread replies.1010 replies. INTRODUCTION Craft elements refer to the building blocks of fiction/poetry. They include things like plot, character, point of view, imagery, rhyme, rhythm, meter, etc. Craft elements are the tools that writers use to build works of fiction/poetry, just as other types of artists use paint, clay, wood, metal, concrete, and even digital media to build creations for the sake of art, communication, or business. Creators use the tools of their craft to guide their audiences to focus on what’s most important in their creations. So, as readers of fiction/poetry, it’s worthwhile to ask how authors construct their […]
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