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childhood

 What are the main components of trauma-informed care and why is the ACEs model of screening so important in primary care and psychiatric mental health care for ALL patients? Discuss the ACEs instrument tool as it related to clinical practice. 

 

    Learned from survey results

    In a paragraph, share what you learned from your Survey results. Items to discuss:

    1. List your speech proposition in one declarative statement. (fact, policy, or value)
    2. Surprises – did you learn something you had not expected?
    3. What did you learn?
    4. Were you able to gather a percentage? For example, "90 percent of the class are organ donors." If so, what is it? What is an example of how you could say it and also the sentence that would follow? For example, "90 percent of the class are organ donors." (Next sentence) This means that most of us are in agreement about the need for our contributions."
    5. How will you use your results to strengthen your appeal?

    You will create a survey in Google Forms to learn more about the psychographics of your audience in relation your chosen speech topic: Harm of using plastics

    Step 1: Create a three-question survey that includes one of each type of question:

    A. Yes or No Question

    Example: Have you ever been required to wear a school uniform?

    B. Open-ended Question:

    Example: What do you believe are the advantages and disadvantages of required school uniforms?

    C. Likert Scale of 1-5. Write a statement like the one in the example below, and have your peers assign a number as follows:

    1- Strongly Agree, 2-Agree, 3- Not Sure, 4-

    Disagree, 5-Strongly Disagree.

    Example: School violence would be reduced if all

    K-12 students were required to wear school uniforms.

    Step 2: Post your survey link here.

    Step 3: Complete your group members' surveys by clicking on their links. To document the completion of each one, take a screenshot of the last screen of each survey and paste them into a post in the link below this one, Survey Completion Screenshots.

    ethics3

     Help interpret Kant's “dealer” (i.e. shop-keeper) example at 397. If you are one of the first people participating in this board, feel free to get credit by simply describing the example. Everyone else: what is the point of the example? What is meant to show or illustrate? What part of Kant's argument is it supporting? And is it a persuasive example? Why or why not? 

      Greg

       

      Q1

      This week's discussion  will be on the COVID-19 global pandemic and the significant stresses  and tragedies in the lives of children, families, and communities. 

      Q2

       Discuss the various search patterns used in a crime scene investigation and how it is determined which method to use. 

      Q3 (dee)

       Think back of your understanding of and ideas about global history from  five weeks ago. What has changed? How has this course helped you develop  a different understanding of the world past and present? 

        Can this be done in 2 hours? 50 words (5011)

         

        Understanding ADEI

        Please review the information in Overview of ADEI [PDF] Download Overview of ADEI [PDF]and take some time to digest and think about how these concepts connect to develop a framework for working in a culturally responsive manner with diverse populations. After your review, create a discussion from the following prompts:

        • Which do you feel is the most important?
        • Provide an example of a time when you utilized any or all of these concepts.
        • How did the use impact your practice or your lived experience?

        As always, if you are relying on someone else's ideas when presenting yours, you should reference their paper, article, et cetera. This includes sharing references to your fellow students' ideas!

        Overview of ADEI

        Defining Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion To promote a culture of anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI) social work practitioners must actively utilize appropriate strategies that lend to dismantling oppressive practices and injustices in the work with clients. Social work practice is grounded in the purpose and core values of the social work profession and informed by Capella’s social work program. Social, racial, economic, and environmental justice; human rights; and elimination of poverty are key to achieving social work’s purpose to promote human and community well-being. Framed by an anti-racist and anti-oppressive perspective, social justice and human rights are among the core key values of social work. As learners in this program, you will engage in learning and applying anti-racist and anti-oppressive strategies that lend to engaging in an ADEI framework.

        Definitions

        Anti-Racism Anti-racism is an active way of seeing and being in the world, in order to transform it. Because racism occurs at all levels and spheres of society and can function to produce and maintain exclusionary “levels” and “spheres,” anti-racism education/activism is necessary in all aspects of society. It does not happen exclusively in the workplace, in the classroom, or in selected aspects of our lives. Anti-racism theory analyzes/critiques racism and how it operates, which provides us with a basis for taking action to dismantle and eliminate it (Henry et al., 2000).

        Diversity Diversity includes all the ways in which people differ, and it encompasses all the different characteristics that make one individual or group different from another. It is all-inclusive and recognizes everyone and every group as part of the diversity that should be valued. A broad definition includes not only race, ethnicity, and gender—the groups that most often come to mind when the term “diversity” is used—but also age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, and physical appearance.

        Equity To treat everyone fairly. An equity emphasis seeks to render justice by deeply considering structural factors that benefit some social groups/communities and harm other social groups/communities. Sometimes justice demands, for the purpose of equity, an unequal response.

        Inclusion

        Authentically bringing traditionally excluded individuals and/or groups into processes, activities, and decision/policy making in a way that shares power.

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        Intersectionality Intersectionality is simply a prism to see the interactive effects of various forms of discrimination and disempowerment. It looks at the way that racism, many times, interacts with patriarchy, heterosexism, classism, xenophobia—seeing that the overlapping vulnerabilities created by these systems actually create specific kinds of challenges (Guobadia, 2018).

        References Guobadia, O. (2018). Kimberlé Crenshaw and Lady Phyll talk intersectionality, solidarity, and self-care. Them. https://www.them.us/story/kimberle-crenshaw-lady-phyll-intersectionality

        Henry, F., Tator, C., Mattis, W., & Rees, T. (2000). The colour of democracy. Racism in Canadian Society.

        UC Berkeley Center for Equity, Inclusion and Diversity. (n.d.). Glossary of key terms. https://haas.berkeley.edu/equity/industry/efl-knowledge-bank/glossary-of-key-terms/

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        • Overview of ADEI
          • Defining Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
            • Definitions
              • Anti-Racism
              • Diversity
              • Equity
              • Intersectionality
                • References

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        • An analysis of the impact cultural identity and biases have on research. 
          • Include a discussion on the role cultural identity in developing your research. 
          • Explain the impact that personal bias can have on the outcomes of your research. 

        Assignment Instructions

        Write a 5–7 page research paper on your cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner. Your paper should include: 

        · An overview of the importance of evaluating one’s own cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner. 

        · An analysis of the impact cultural identity and biases have on research. 

        · Include a discussion on the role cultural identity in developing your research. 

        · Explain the impact that personal bias can have on the outcomes of your research. 

        · An analysis of self-reflection strategies that can be used to evaluate one’s own cultural identity and biases. 

        · Explain the importance of self-reflection in evaluating cultural identity and biases. 

        · Then, provide an analysis of the strategies that can be used to address biases in research. 

        · A conclusion that summarizes the key points of the paper. 

        Additional Requirements

        Your assignment should also meet the following requirements:

        · Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.

        · Resources: Support your work with at least four peer-reviewed scholarly sources.

        · APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA style and formatting guidelines. Refer to  Academic WriterLinks to an external site.  for guidance.

        · Length: 5–7 typed, double-spaced pages of content in addition to a title page and references page. 

        · Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

        Competencies Measured

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

        · Competency 1: Evaluate one’s own cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner.

        · Explain the importance of evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner.

        · Analyze self-reflection strategies for evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases.

        · Competency 3: Illustrate proper incorporation of multicultural and diversity influences as appropriate in research and publication.

        · Analyze the impact cultural identity and biases have on research.

        · Competency 5: Write in accordance with the academic and professional requirements of the discipline, ensuring appropriate structure, grammar, usage, and style.

        · Summarize the key points of the paper.

        · Apply the standard writing conventions for the discipline, including structure, voice, person, and tone.

        Grading rubric

        Explain the importance of evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner.

        30 to >25.5 pts

        DISTINGUISHED

        Explains the importance of evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases as a future scholar-practitioner, providing supporting scholarly evidence.

        Analyze the impact cultural identity and biases have on research.

        30 to >25.5 pts

        DISTINGUISHED

        Analyzes the impact cultural identity and biases have on research, providing supporting scholarly evidence.

        Analyze self-reflection strategies for evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases.

        30 to >25.5 pts

        DISTINGUISHED

        Analyzes strategies for evaluating one's own cultural identity and biases, providing supporting scholarly evidence.

        Summarize the key points of the paper.

        30 to >25.5 pts

        DISTINGUISHED

        Summarizes the key points of the paper clearly, providing supporting scholarly evidence.

        Apply the standard writing conventions for the discipline, including structure, voice, person, and tone.

        30 to >25.5 pts

        DISTINGUISHED

        Exhibits strict adherence to the standard writing conventions for the discipline. Elements of structure, voice, person, and tone are well matched to the intended audience.

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        Title Page

        Evaluating Cultural Identity and Biases in Research

        Introduction

        Understanding one's cultural identity and biases is vital for scholars, particularly in Industrial-Organizational (I/O) Psychology. This paper explores the importance of evaluating cultural identity and biases, the impact on research, and strategies for self-reflection and bias mitigation.

        Impact of Cultural Identity and Biases on Research

        Role of Cultural Identity in Developing Research

        Cultural identity significantly influences research development. Researchers' cultural backgrounds shape their perspectives, interests, and approach to study design. This identity can provide unique insights and foster empathy toward diverse populations, but it can also introduce biases. For instance, researchers might unconsciously prioritize topics relevant to their cultural experiences, potentially overlooking broader issues (Dovidio, Gaertner, & Kawakami, 2016).

        Personal Bias and Research Outcomes

        Personal biases can severely impact research outcomes. Biases can manifest in various stages of research, from hypothesis formation to data interpretation. For example, implicit biases might lead researchers to interpret data in ways that confirm their preconceptions, a phenomenon known as confirmation bias (Greenwald & Banaji, 2017). This can result in skewed findings that do not accurately reflect the studied phenomena.

        Strategies to Address Biases in Research

        Addressing biases requires deliberate strategies. Diversifying research teams can provide multiple perspectives and mitigate individual biases (González, 2016). Using standardized instruments validated across different cultural groups ensures consistency and reliability. Engaging in peer review and collaborative research can help identify and correct biases, enhancing the validity of the findings (Smith, 2015).

        Self-Reflection Strategies

        Importance of Self-Reflection

        Self-reflection is crucial for recognizing and addressing biases. By regularly evaluating one's cultural identity and biases, researchers can approach their work more objectively. This practice fosters personal growth and professional development, enabling researchers to engage more effectively with diverse populations (Adams et al., 2018).

        Strategies for Self-Reflection

        Several strategies can be employed for effective self-reflection:

        1. Regular Self-Assessment: Continuous self-evaluation helps researchers understand their biases and cultural influences (Psychology Today, 2021).

        2. Feedback from Peers: Seeking feedback from colleagues and mentors provides different perspectives and helps identify potential biases (Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2017).

        3. Cultural Competence Training: Participating in training programs focused on cultural competence and bias reduction can help researchers recognize and mitigate biases (SpringerLink, 2014).

        Addressing Biases in Research

        To address biases, researchers can:

        1. Diversify Research Teams: Including members from diverse cultural backgrounds can provide multiple perspectives and reduce groupthink (Psychology Today, 2021).

        2. Use Standardized Instruments: Employing research instruments validated across different cultural groups ensures consistency and reliability (SpringerLink, 2014).

        3. Engage in Peer Review and Collaboration: Regular peer review and collaboration can help identify and correct biases (Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2017).

        Conclusion

        Understanding and evaluating one's cultural identity and biases is crucial for conducting ethical and reliable research. Through self-reflection and the implementation of bias-reducing strategies, researchers can enhance the validity of their studies and contribute to a more inclusive and representative body of knowledge. This approach not only improves the quality of research but also ensures it is more equitable and culturally sensitive.

        References

        Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W. J., Castañeda, C. R., Hackman, H. W., Peters, M. L., & Zúñiga, X. (2018). Readings for diversity and social justice. Routledge.

        Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Kawakami, K. (2016). Intergroup bias. In The Oxford handbook of social cognition.

        González, N. (2016). The role of bias in qualitative research. In Qualitative research in psychology.

        Greenwald, A. G., & Banaji, M. R. (2017). Implicit biases. In Implicit social cognition.

        Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. (2017). Culture, Bias, and Understanding: We Can Do Better. Retrieved from https://jaapl.org/content/45/3/292

        Psychology Today. (2021). How Do Your Implicit Biases Impact Your Relationships? Retrieved from https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/articles/202106/how-do-your-implicit-biases-impact-your-relationships

        Smith, L. T. (2015). Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples. Zed Books.

        SpringerLink. (2014). Cultural Biases in Research. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2_632

        References

        Adams, M., Blumenfeld, W. J., Castañeda, C. R., Hackman, H. W., Peters, M. L., & Zúñiga, X. (2018). Readings for diversity and social justice. Routledge.

        Banks, J. A. (2015). Cultural diversity and education. Routledge.

        Creswell, J. W., & Creswell, J. D. (2017). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. SAGE Publications.

        Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Kawakami, K. (2016). Intergroup bias. In The Oxford handbook of social cognition.

        González, N. (2016). The role of bias in qualitative research. In Qualitative research in psychology.

        Greenwald, A. G., & Banaji, M. R. (2017). Implicit biases. In Implicit social cognition.

        Schon, D. A. (2017). The reflective practitioner: How professionals think in action. Routledge.

        Smith, L. T. (2015). Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples. Zed Books.

        Sue, D. W. (2016). Multicultural social work practice. John Wiley & Sons.

        Prison X

        Course Project: Case Study – Initial Assessment 

        What is a leadership intervention?

        The term "intervention" refers to a set of sequenced, planned actions or events intended to help an organization increase its effectiveness. Interventions are often facilitated by outside organizational development consultants or employees within the organization who have the competencies associated with a trusted change agent. In this case, you are going to take the role of an outside consultant.

        Interventions can be done at the individual level, team level, and organizational level. What is important to keep in mind is the objective of all interventions is to help improve the effectiveness of individuals, groups, teams, and organizations.

        An intervention strategy can be relatively simple in terms of one initiative to address a problem. For example, a company develops a safety committee after this was identified as an operating deficiency. However, most intervention strategies are more complex and have more than one initiative or sub-strategies which make up one large strategy. The complex approach is what you will do for your Prison X – Leadership Intervention Strategy for this course.

        To assist you in planning for the final project, the following table provides a high-level overview of the final project deliverables during the course.

        LIS – Initial Assessment

        • Summarize the Prison X scenario including a statement of purpose for the intervention and its expected outcome.
        • Evaluate the specific critical issues, needs, and challenges that may be affecting this organization and its culture.

        Components to Include in the Project

        Tasks: Read the case of Prison X – Leadership Intervention Strategy.

        Summarize the Case Scenario

        • Provide a background of the purpose for intervention.
        • Summarize the key facts of the case.

        Conduct a Needs Analysis

        • Analyze the specific critical issues, needs, and challenges that may be affecting this organization and its culture.
        • Generally, evaluation of topics and sources should include four or five resources and one or two pages of analysis.

        Submission Details:

        • Cite any sources you use in APA format on a separate page.
        • Submit your plan in a 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word document.
        • Due by 7/14/24 
        • ******No plagiarism will be tolerated. No AI support, must be 0% AI help.  Must be in APA format with cited sources within the last 5 years and references.****** 

        Important hint: You might find it helpful to begin each section of the paper by discussing the key themes and cues you observe. Then, do research on those key themes to both broaden and deepen your evaluation of the case and your understanding of the important issues. In the final product, about half your written evaluation of each topic should be research. About half should be application to the case study.

        Recommendation for the level one headings for the body of your paper (in addition to your introduction and conclusion):

        Case Summary

        Critical Issues, Needs, and Challenges 

        Case of Prison X

        Leadership Intervention Strategy

        You are an organizational and leadership consultant called in to develop a leadership

        intervention strategy (LIS) for the state’s largest prison. You learn from several members of the

        prison management team that they and 30 other management-level staff are actively seeking

        employment elsewhere. Mass resignations appear imminent. These staff members feel that

        they are undercompensated, overworked, unfulfilled, and underappreciated. The group

        consistently complains about the leadership style of the prison warden, John Trevor. He is

        described as distant, cold, uninvolved, and apathetic. When you meet with John Trevor

        personally, you are surprised to find a pleasant, unassuming gentleman who is shocked to learn

        of his team’s displeasure. John feels that his management team is an exemplary group of caring

        professionals, and he is deeply disquieted about the possibility of these individuals leaving their

        jobs. John expresses grave concern about the safety and security of the prison, other employees,

        and inmates should there be a mass exodus of the management team. He is now looking up to

        you to assess the situation and develop strategies to mitigate these issues.

        Over the next few weeks, you will explore the challenges and opportunities of this

        situation. Clearly, significant gaps exist between the prison warden and his management team.

        These gaps could conceivably lead to safety, cost, and operations issues. Consider the

        ramifications of a prison lacking a committed and cohesive management team. As part of a six-

        month LIS, you will develop questions, analyses, solutions, interventions, and strategies to

        improve the organization’s leadership, employee attitudes, perceptions, communication, and

        culture.

        ,

        Course Project: Case Study – Initial Assessment

        What is a leadership intervention?

        The term "intervention" refers to a set of sequenced, planned actions or events intended to help an organization increase its effectiveness. Interventions are often facilitated by outside organizational development consultants or employees within the organization who have the competencies associated with a trusted change agent. In this case, you are going to take the role of an outside consultant.

        Interventions can be done at the individual level, team level, and organizational level. What is important to keep in mind is the objective of all interventions is to help improve the effectiveness of individuals, groups, teams, and organizations.

        An intervention strategy can be relatively simple in terms of one initiative to address a problem. For example, a company develops a safety committee after this was identified as an operating deficiency. However, most intervention strategies are more complex and have more than one initiative or sub-strategies which make up one large strategy. The complex approach is what you will do for your Prison X – Leadership Intervention Strategy for this course.

        To assist you in planning for the final project, the following table provides a high-level overview of the final project deliverables during the course.

        Week #

        Leadership Intervention Strategy – Prison X

        1

        LIS – Initial Assessment

        · Summarize the  Prison X scenario including a statement of purpose for the intervention and its expected outcome.

        · Evaluate the specific critical issues, needs, and challenges that may be affecting this organization and its culture.

        Components to Include in the Project

        Tasks: Read the case of  Prison X – Leadership Intervention Strategy.

        Summarize the Case Scenario

        · Provide a background of the purpose for intervention.

        · Summarize the key facts of the case.

        Conduct a Needs Analysis

        · Analyze the specific critical issues, needs, and challenges that may be affecting this organization and its culture.

        · Generally, evaluation of topics and sources should include four or five resources and one or two pages of analysis.

        Submission Details:

        · Cite any sources you use in APA format on a separate page.

        · Submit your plan in a 3- to 4-page Microsoft Word document.

        · Due by 7/14/24

        · ******No plagiarism will be tolerated. No AI support, must be 0% AI help. Must be in APA format with cited sources within the last 5 years and references.******  

        Important hint: You might find it helpful to begin each section of the paper by discussing the key themes and cues you observe. Then, do research on those key themes to both broaden and deepen your evaluation of the case and your understanding of the important issues. In the final product, about half your written evaluation of each topic should be research. About half should be application to the case study.

        Recommendation for the level one headings for the body of your paper (in addition to your introduction and conclusion):

        Case Summary

        Critical Issues, Needs, and Challenges

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