PSYCHOLOGY

Assignment Overview

(PLEASE ONLY USE SCHOLARLY JOURNALS AND BASE ANSWERS ON RESEARCH FOUND/ PLESE DO NOT EXTRAPOLATE OR ASSUME) ( ALSO PLEASE BREAK DOWN PAPER INTO PART 1 AND 2 AS INDICATED IN THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW)

Practitioners in the helping professions must be open to seeing people from different
perspectives and must develop compassion for others. An understanding of the different
stages of human growth and development provides insight into various populations and age
groups for person-centered care.

This assignment requires you to articulate the theories for each developmental stage based
on emotional, cognitive, physical, and spiritual factors. You are required to identify challenges
associated with the chosen developmental stage and propose applicable solutions to address
these challenges. You will need to compare and contrast the development stages of the
mother in the scenario with the other two family members in the scenario who are in different
stages of development, physically, socio-emotionally, cognitively and morally. This
assignment helps develop an understanding of the different stages of human growth and
development. You will gain insight into various populations and age groups for person centered care.

This assignment requires you to choose one of the family members from the
scenario provided. You will primarily focus on Marias development in each part
of your advancing development papers. But you will compare her stages of
development to that of her other family members. Review Assignment
Instructions and Assignment Requirements and ask clarifying questions of your
instructor before attempting this assignment.

Scenario
Maria is 43 years old and is a refugee from Cuba. She just came to the United States with her daughter, Isabel, who is 23-years old, and her father, Carlos, who is 72-years old.
Note: This scenario is brief to allow you to make research-supported assumptions about
the selected persons development and potential problems that the individual might face.

Assignment Instructions

Part 1: Case Study Analysis: Selected Developmental Stage
In this assignment you must analyze Maria from the scenario presented in the
Assignment Overview section of this document. Primarily focus on Maria in each part of
your advancing development assignment, as well as compare her development with that
of her family members.

1. Physical Development:
a) Cite scholarly/authoritative sources to analyze Marias physical development.
b) Address any aspects of Marias appearance, motor skills/movement, stamina,
and biological (hormones) that may be affecting her physical development.
3. Social/Emotional Development:
a) Cite scholarly/authoritative sources to identify 2 theories that are related to
social/emotional development for Marias age group.
b) Give examples of how you may see these theories in Marias life.
4. CognitiveDevelopment:
a) Cite scholarly/authoritative sources to identify 2 theories that are related to
cognitive development for Marias age group.
b) Give examples of how we might see these theories in play within Marias life.
c) Explain the language development for Marias age group.
5. Spiritual/Moral Development:
a) Cite scholarly/authoritative sources to identify 2 theories that are related to
the spiritual and moral development for her age group.
b) Give examples of how you may see these theories in Marias life.
6. Compare and Contrast Marias stages of development in the four categories with
the other two family members (Isabel and Carlos) developmental stages in those four
categories. You may use the same theories as cited in #2 or use other theories.

Part 1: Case Study Analysis: Developmental Stage Selection
Skillfully cites scholarly/authoritative sources to respond to
questions pertaining to Marias physical, social/emotional, cognitive, and
spiritual/moral development. See Assignment Instructions for questions.
Skillfully compares and contrasts Marias stages of development in the four
categories with the other two family members developmental stages in those four
categories, citing only scholarly/authoritative sources (beyond the textbook)
750-1,000 word minimum, excluding title page and references (no abstract needed)
APA style Formatting
Paper is organized by:
Introduction includes a thesis statement, describes the scenario, briefly
describes the selected family members stage in the life span, and lays out
the purpose of the paper
Physical Development
Social-Emotional Development
Cognitive Development
Spiritual/Moral Development
Conclusion restates key points made in the paper
Minimum of 3 scholarly/authoritative sources (beyond the textbook), properly cited
within the body of the paper and referenced at the end of the paper

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Part 2: Developmental and Multicultural Challenges
Review Assignment Requirements to be clear on how your paper will be graded.
1. Cite only scholarly/authoritative sources  to identify and describe potential challenges for Maria, the mother in the scenario in Part 1 in at least two of the four areas of development (physical, social/emotional, cognitive, and spiritual/moral)
2. Cite only scholarly/authoritative sources (beyond the textbook) to recommend
methods to help the selected person overcome or improve her or his potential
challenges.
3. Respond to these questions:
a. How do Marias development challenges differ from any challenges to
development that her family members might experience?
b. Describe multicultural challenges that Maria might face as a recent refugee
and whether or how those challenges impact Marias four areas of
development?
c. What other issues, including language barriers, might arise for this family
who has recently immigrated to a new country?
4. Cite scholarly/authoritative source(s) to recommend plans of action or resources
that can be provided to this family to assist them in proper development.
Assignment Requirements

Part 2: Case Study Analysis: Developmental and Multicultural
Challenges
Skillfully cites scholarly/authoritative sources to:
describe any potential challenges for Maria in at least two of the four
areas of development (physical, social/emotional, cognitive, and
spiritual/moral development).
answer questions noted in the Assignment Instructions.
recommend solutions that are supported with scholarly/authoritative
sources to overcome potential challenges.
articulate the differences among the potential challenges that the different
family members might experience.
identify multicultural challenges Maria might face as a recent refugee.
makes recommendations supported by scholarly/authoritative to address
the multicultural challenges.
Paper is organized by:
Introduction includes a thesis statement and lays out the purpose of the
paper
Developmental Challenges and Solutions
Comparison of Challenges Among Stages of Development
Multicultural Challenges and Plan of Action
Conclusion restates key points made in the paper
Minimum of 4 scholarly/authoritative sources (beyond the textbook), properly cited
within the body of the paper and referenced at the end of the paper
750-1,000-word minimum required, excluding title page and references (no abstract
needed)
APA style Formatting

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