These are five distinctive assignments containing four questions each (20 in tot

These are five distinctive assignments containing four questions each (20 in total). Each
question requires a 400 word and the book below as source (Cited within the answer and
referenced on the bottom of the respective question). Each question will be
turned in individually.
The questions are as
follows:
PSY509 – THEORIES OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY –
1. Explain individual
life cycle development and the family life cycle. Examine the role of life
cycles in family therapy.
2.
Describe the general theory and approach of
Psychodynamic Family Therapy. Examine the various treatment techniques used in
Psychodynamic Family Therapy.
3.
Define “Behaviorism.” Compare and
contrast the different types of behavioral and cognitive behavioral family
therapies.
4.
Analyze the importance of research in Family
Therapy and evaluate some of the difficulties associated with Family Therapy research.
Book:
(H) Family
Therapy History, Theory and Practice
Samuel T. Gladding, 2019
Pearson
ISBN.13: 978-0-134-78543-1
PSY501 Professional Ethics and the Law –
1. Identify and
discuss the key factors in what makes cultural competence an ethical issue.
Examine why it is important to provide culturally competent counseling
2.
Summarize “competence,” according to the textbook.
Discuss some of the important considerations related to building and
maintaining competence as a counselor.
3. Summarize “distance counseling,” according to the textbook.
Discuss some important considerations related to how distance counseling
(through Skype, FaceTime, or some similar type of technology) is provided,
including ethical and practical variables.
4. Examine the ethical
and legal considerations when conducting research and reporting results.
Suggested
book – Ethical,
Legal, And Professional Issues In Counseling
Barbara Herlihy, 2021 Pearson
ISBN.13: 978-0-135-18381-6
PSY517 – ALCOHOL AND CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE
1. Describe the history
of drug use in the United States and discuss the development of drug laws.
2. Explain the pharmacology term “route of drug administration.”
Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of the various routes of
drug administration.
3. Describe the history of tobacco use and examine
the prevalence of tobacco use in the United States.
4.
Trace the history of opiate use and discuss how
it evolved into an epidemic.
Suggested book – (S) Drug Use and Misuse
Stephan A. Maisto / Mark Galizio / Gerard J.
Connors, 2021
Cengage
ISBN.13: 978-0-357-37595-2
PSY525 – COUNSELING SYSTEMS AND TECHNIQUES
1.
Define the purpose and facets of an anxiety
hierarchy. Create an anxiety hierarchy for someone who has a fear of dogs
2.
Summarize the multicultural blind spots of
existential therapy. Compare and contrast this to the positive multicultural
aspects of existential therapy.
3.
Identify and define some of the problematic
attitudes that Pargament stated therapists can bring when they integrate
religious/spiritual issues into therapy. Compare and contrast issues related to
therapists who are religious themselves versus those who are not.
4. Summarize the main
concepts in narrative therapy. Compare and contrast alternative and preferred
stories, as they are used in narrative therapy.
(H)
Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy An Integrative Approach
Elsie Jones-Smith, 2020
Sage Publication
ISBN.13:
978-1-544-38455-9
PSY527 –
ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES –
1.
Define assessment. Describe the various tools
and methods of gathering data used in the field of psychological assessment
2.
Describe the factors that may account for why
one cultural group may score lower than another on nonverbal and verbal IQ
tests. Examine the impact culture has on intelligence testing and the
actions/considerations taken to address these cultural issues.
3.
Describe the role of testing and assessment in
education. Compare and contrast achievement tests versus aptitude tests.
4.
Examine the use of assessment tools to measure
cognitive ability, productivity, and motivation. Describe Maslow’s hierarchy of
needs.
(S)
Psychological Testing and Assessment: An Introduction to Tests and Measurement
Ronald Jay Cohen & Mark E. Swerdlik, 2018
McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN.13: 978-1-260-15234-0