Kate is born with features that do not look quite normal. Her eyes are wide-set and slightly slanted. Her nose is short and flat, and she keeps her mouth slightly open. There is a straight crease across her palm, and her fifth digit is unusually short. The doctor tells her parents she has an inherited disorder. If you were the doctor what would you diagnosis Kate with? Discuss the etiology of Kate’s disorder? What is the biggest risk factor for this disorder? How can or will this disorder affect Kate? What test could have been completed to diagnosis this disorder before Kate’s birth?
Summarize both professional, peer-reviewed articles by addressing the follow for each study. Repeat this sequence for each article. What question/hypothesis was the researcher trying to answer or investigate? Define the variables studied. Describe the sample. How did the researcher gather data in the study? What were the results? How do the results affect your understanding of information processing and intelligence in early childhood learning environments? What did you learn about how data is used in early childhood learning environments from this study? Compare and contrast both studies and explain the similarities and differences.
Watch the movie “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”. The movie is based on the popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about an adolescent named Charlie. Even if students have already watched this movie or read the book, please watch this movie again as a social worker to enhance your skills in analyzing the issues of childhood and adolescence based on the knowledge that you have learned in this course. After watching the film, you will write a 6-8 page typed, double- spaced paper in APA format analyzing the biological, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual issues related to the main character Charlie, tying in theories of child and adolescent development where appropriate.
Identify and analyze important biological and physical issues pertaining to Charlie in the movie. Identify and analyze important psychological (emotional and cognitive) issues pertaining to Charlie in the movie. Identify and analyze important social (e.g. work, friends, family, and school) issues pertaining to Charlie in the movie. Identify and analyze important spiritual (meaning and purpose) issues pertaining to Charlie in the movie. Identify and analyze important cultural (race, class, ethnicity) issues pertaining to Charlie in the movie. Identify the main strengths and challenges of Charlie in the movie. Skillfully apply theories of child and adolescent development to Charlie in the movie. Appropriately identify and cite theories you are applying. Demonstrate your understanding of the Charlie’s behavior in context of his development and environment.
What do you believe are the most significant contributions of structuralism to the field of psychology? Why? What are some of its major criticisms? How do these influence your view of the theory? Explain
Some screening instruments use transparent items and other instruments use criterion oriented items. What is the difference between the types of items? Cite two examples from a screening instrument of transparent items and two examples of criterion-oriented items. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each type of item? Create a transparent item and a criterion oriented item that could be used in a screening instrument.
In what instances might a client try to create a favorable impression (fake good) in response to items? In what instances might a client try to create a negative impression (fake bad)? How do screening instruments account for impression management?
You work as a counselor at a community mental agency and the agency obtained a contract to provide group counseling for an inpatient treatment center for addiction. The center treats adolescents, adults, and elders from your community. Your supervisor has assigned you to organize and facilitate a group. You are given the opportunity to decide the group membership, the structure, and the treatment orientation of the group. What steps would you take to prepare for your role as facilitator? How would you decide upon group membership? What would be the structure of the group? What treatment orientation would you use? What factors would you consider in assuring the safety of the group, the confidentiality of the group, and the participation of all members of the group?