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Contemporary Counseling Concern Paper

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CQ Researcher
The reports in this database will provide an excellent background including the current situation, timeline, and outlook.

National Institutes of Health
The NIH which includes the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides numerous resources on social conditions

This database provides articles in the psychology field. You'll find articles about the conditions and theories related to them.

Social Science Citation Index
This databases has articles in the social sciences including psychology and counseling..

The assignment

Contemporary Counseling Concern Paper (Paper & Presentation, 140 pts.):  For this assignment each student will write a paper addressing a contemporary human problem (e.g., drug addiction, recidivism, bullying). Research the problem and describe information detailing the significance of the concern, and factors contributing to the problem’s development. Drawing on the content of this course, design a change program to address the selected problem. The paper/presentation should include a description of an integrated theoretical basis (i.e., two or more theories) for the program and a description of the program. Last, describe how you will assess the effectiveness of the program. (Required minimum length – 6 pages).

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