For this assessment, you will explore the theories, research, and perspectives used in psychology and discussed in this course to support an action plan you develop that addresses a problem experienced by individuals, families, groups, or communities. You must be able to relate this problem to psychological theories, research, and perspectives discussed in the course. You will review the research provided to determine the value of credibility in research and how the research aligns with the ethical guidelines of psychology. You will then develop an action plan that makes recommendations to address and improve the problem.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Getting Started: In this part of the assessment, you will explore the provided research to determine its credibility and how it aligns with the ethical
guidelines of psychology.
A. Describe the problem experienced by individuals, families, groups, or communities that your plan will be attempting to improve.
C. Explain how you discerned the credibility of the research provided.
D. Discuss how using credible evidence will support your action plan.
F. Describe how the research aligns with the ethical guidelines of psychology.
II. Plan Support: In this part of the assessment, you will identify theories and perspectives in psychology that will support your future action plan.
A. Identify relevant fundamental theories in psychology discussed in the course which could be applied to address the problem.
B. Describe how you would apply these fundamental theories in psychology to address the problem.
C. Explain how you can use the perspectives of psychologists in different subject areas within the field to approach your problem.
D. Describe the ethical implications that will need to be considered in the creation of your action plan.
III. Action Plan: In this part of your assessment, you will develop your action plan, describing the overall plan that addresses the problem, as well as the specific recommendations as to how to improve the problem.
A. Describe your overall action plan and how it addresses the problem.
B. Make recommendations as to how you could improve the identified problem. Be sure to reference how psychology is used to support the action
plan in improving the problem.
C. Explain how fundamental theories and perspectives in psychology align with your action plan.
D. Explain how your plan aligns with the ethical guidelines of psychology.