presentation to immigrants

Develop a culturally sensitive 5-7 slide PowerPoint presentation that encourages new immigrants to the United States to seek and use psychological services when needed.

Introduction

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Apply scholarly literature in the study of history and systems to topics in psychology.
Apply two scholarly sources to the history and systems of psychology.
Summarize key figures, central concerns, and theoretical conflicts in the history of psychology.
Competency 2: Analyze the major events, schools of thought, and cultural influences that have affected the development of psychology as a discipline and science.
Describe the cultural psychology of a selected group (include key figures, central concerns, and theoretical conflicts).
Contrast the cultural influences that affected the development of two systems of psychological ideas.
Compare the cultural influences that affected the development of two systems of psychological ideas.
Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.
Communicate in an organized, clear manner that demonstrates purpose, use of evidence, and correct sentence structure, with tone suitable for the target audience.
Follow current APA guidelines on in-text citations and reference lists.
Overview

This assessment gives you the opportunity to step into the role of a professional reaching out to an underserved population.

Scenario

Imagine you work at mental health clinic. To help encourage immigrants to seek psychological services, your employer has asked you to speak at a local meeting of immigrants. You are aware that new immigrants to the United States often view psychology and mental health services as purely Western concepts.

Assessment Preparation

To prepare for this presentation, choose one of the following regions of the world you wish to focus on:

Middle East.
Central and South America.
Asia.
Locate at least two scholarly articles through the Capella library.

Assessment Instructions

In your presentation, do the following:

Describe the cultural psychology of a selected group (include key figures, central concerns, and theoretical conflicts).
Describe the historical development of the cultural psychology you chose.
Compare it to developments in Western psychology.
Contrast it to developments in Western psychology.
Explain how modern psychology offers culturally similar perspectives for a recent immigrant from that culture.
Additional Requirements

Create a PowerPoint presentation to accompany your talk. Requirements:

Length: 57 slides, each slide containing 34 paragraphs of notes.
Written communication: Must be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
Resources and citations: Use a minimum of two scholarly sources. A maximum of one credible but nonscholarly source is acceptable in addition to the two scholarly sources. Format according to current APA guidelines.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Competencies Measured

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Apply scholarly literature in the study of history and systems to topics in psychology.
Apply two scholarly sources to the history and systems of psychology.
Summarize key figures, central concerns, and theoretical conflicts in the history of psychology.
Competency 2: Analyze the major events, schools of thought, and cultural influences that have affected the development of psychology as a discipline and science.
Describe the cultural psychology of a selected group (include key figures, central concerns, and theoretical conflicts).
Contrast the cultural influences that affected the development of two systems of psychological ideas.
Compare the cultural influences that affected the development of two systems of psychological ideas.
Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.
Communicate in an organized, clear manner that demonstrates purpose, use of evidence, and correct sentence structure, with tone suitable for the target audience.
Follow current APA guidelines on in-text citations and reference lists.

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