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Week One: Conception, Infancy, and Childhood Development in the Social
Environment

                   General Systems Theory




 


Details


Due


Points




Objectives


1.1  Summarize the foundational concepts of human
development.
1.2  Describe the social, biological, and
psychological development of an individual from conception through childhood.
 
1.3  Explain the components of general systems theory.


 


 




Reading


Read the “General
Systems Theory” through “Symbolic Interactionism and Role Theory” sections of
Ch. 2 of Human Behavior and the Social
Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 1 of Understanding Human Behavior and the
Social Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 2 of Understanding Human Behavior and the
Social Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 3 of Understanding Human Behavior and the
Social Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 4 of Understanding Human Behavior and the
Social Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 5 of Understanding Human Behavior and the
Social Environment
.


 


 




Participation


Participate in class discussion. To earn full points for participation, 8 notes
over at least 3 days are required to be posted in the Main Forum.  


By
end of Week 1


4




Learning Team Instructions
Learning
Team Charter


Create the Learning Team Charter.
 


 


 




Learning Team Instructions
Weekly
Team Review


Review the Week One objectives and discuss insights and questions you may
have.


 


 




Individual
Foundations
of
Human
Development Worksheet


Complete
the University
of Phoenix Material:
Foundations of Human Development Worksheet posted in the Course Materials.
*Please
do not use the Human Development Worksheet located on the student
website.*



Due- Day
6
 


4




Individual
Foundations
of Human Development in the Social Environment Paper


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine the foundations of human
development in the social environment.
Address the following in your paper:
 
·        
Describe the
interactions between the bio-psycho-social dimensions of development.
·        
Explain the concept
of human diversity and cultural competence.
·        
Explain the
connection between general systems theory and social order.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Due-
Day 7


10




 





 




Week
Two: Adolescent Development in the Social Environment

Gender and Sexual Orientation




 


Details


Due


Points




Objectives


2.1  Describe the social, biological, and
psychological development of an individual during adolescence.
2.2  Analyze individual and family interactions
associated with adolescence.
2.3  Explain the social constructs of gender and
sexual orientation.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch.
6 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch.
7 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch.
8 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch.
9 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch.
13 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read this week’s
Electronic Reserve Readings.


 


 




Participation


Participate in class discussion. To earn full points for participation, 8 notes
over at least 3 days are required to be posted in the Main Forum.  


By
end of Week 2


4




Learning Team Instructions
Learning
Team Charter


Submit the Learning Team Charter.


Day
1- Tuesday


1




Learning Team Instructions
Weekly
Team Review


Review the Week Two objectives and discuss insights and questions you may
have.


 


 




Individual
Bullying
Report


Watch the following segments of the Dealing
with Bullying
video located on the student website:
 
·        
Segment 2: What is
Bullying?
·        
Segment 6: Indirect
Bullying Hurts Self-Esteem – Turning the Tables
 
Imagine you are training a group of school counselors on the dangers of
bullying.
 
Write a 700- to 1,050-word training report to the school counselors in which
you describe bullying behavior in adolescence.
Address the following in your report:
 
·        
Explain why
bullying is an issue to study in human development.
·        
Describe the three
components or types of bullying behavior, as observed by researchers.
·        
Explain how gender
and sexual orientation influence styles of bullying.
·        
Describe how
self-esteem affects bullying.
·        
Describe how family
interactions are affected by bullying.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Format your report consistent with APA
guidelines.



Day
7- Monday


10




Learning Team
Adolescent
Self-Portrait


For this assignment, you
will choose from the following options:
 
·        
Option 1: Adolescent Self-Portrait Paper
·        
Option 2: Adolescent Self-Portrait Presentation
 
Read the instructions
in the University
of Phoenix Material:
Adolescent Self-Portrait located on the
student website.
 
Select one option to complete the assignment.


Day
7- Monday


5




 





 






Week Three: Young and Middle
Adulthood Development in the Social Environment





 


Details


Due


Points




Objectives


3.1 Describe the social, biological, and
psychological development of an individual during young and middle adulthood.
3.2  Determine the influence of Parsons’ action theory
to social structures.


 


 




Reading


Read the “Functional
Theory” section in Ch. 2 of Human
Behavior and the Social Environment
.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 10 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 11 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 12 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Participation


Participate in class discussion. To earn full points for participation, 8 notes
over at least 3 days are required to be posted in the Main Forum.  


By
end of Week 3


4




Learning Team Instructions
Weekly
Team Review


Review the Week Three objectives and discuss insights and questions you may
have.


 


 




Individual
Young
and Middle Adulthood Case Studies


Select a case study from the University
of Phoenix Material:
Young and Middle Adulthood Case Studies located on the student website.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the influence the experiences
have made on the person’s development.
Address the following in your paper:
 
·        
Discuss the family,
social, and intimate relationships of the person in the case study.
·        
Identify any role
changes that have occurred.
·        
Explain the
immediate and future effect of healthy or unhealthy habits practiced by this
person.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.



Day
7- Monday


5




Learning Team
Physical
Development in Middle Adulthood Paper
 


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper discussing physical development in middle
adulthood.
Address the following in your paper:
 
·        
Describe at least
four common health problems that evolve during this age and how to address
such problems.
·        
Explain changes
that occur in sexuality for men and women.
·        
Compare the
construct of female menopause and the male climacteric.
·        
Explain the effect
of stress, gender, and cultural differences on healthy living.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Day
7- Monday


10




 





 




Week
Four: Late Adulthood Development in the Social Environment





 


Details


Due


Points




Objectives


4.1  Describe the social, biological, and
psychological development of an individual during late adulthood.
4.2  Describe common needs of individuals in later
adulthood.
4.3  Explain how human service professionals meet the
needs of individuals in later adulthood.
4.4  Apply strengths, needs, abilities, and
preferences principles to human development.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 14 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 15 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 16 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Presentation
Understanding
Human Development


Resource: “Human Development” handout located on the student website.
 
View the Mental Health Facilitator module: Understanding Human Development, located on the student website.


 


 




Participation


Participate in class discussion. To earn full points for participation, 8 notes
over at least 3 days are required to be posted in the Main Forum.  


By
end of Week 4


4




Learning Team Instructions
Weekly
Team Review


Review the Week Four objectives and discuss insights and questions you may
have.


 


 




Individual
Later
Adulthood Development Report
 


Imagine that you are a director at a nursing home facility. You are
discussing the needs of, and the changes facing, later adults to a potential
client’s family.
 
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word report in which you describe personality and
social development in later adulthood to the potential client’s family.
 
Address the following in your report:
 
·        
Explain changes in
role and social position during this stage.
·        
Compare living
accommodations such as accessibility and the need for health care.
·        
Illustrate the
adjustment and transition from work to retirement.
·        
Describe changes in
marriage, family, and peer relationships.
·        
Identify social
policies that affect the older adult.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Day
7- Monday


10




Learning Team
Death
and Dying Brochure
 


Resource:
Brochure Builder located on the student website
Create a brochure that discusses the effect of death and dying in late
adulthood.
Address the following in your brochure:
 
·        
How the management
of death has changed for patients and families in the last 25 years
·        
The five stages of
emotions, according to Dr. Kübler-Ross, that people may go through when
facing imminent death
·        
Characteristics of
a “good” death
·        
How human service
professionals meet the needs of individuals in later adulthood
·        
The purpose and
value of having a living will
·        
Recommendations to
someone who is dying and their loved ones


Day
7- Monday


5




 





 




Week Five: Family Systems, Community
Systems, and Lifespan Development





 


Details


Due


Points




Objectives


5.1  Apply family systems theory to stages of lifespan
development.
5.2  Explain the connection between the community and
human well-being.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 9 of Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Reading


Read Ch. 15 of Human Behavior and the Social Environment.


 


 




Review


Review Chs. 1, 4 & 12 of Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment for your Individual
Assignment.


 


 




Participation


Participate in class discussion. To earn full points for participation, 8 notes
over at least 3 days are required to be posted in the Main Forum.  


By
end of Week 5


4




Learning Team Instructions
Weekly
Team Review


Review the Week Five objectives and discuss insights and questions you may
have.


 


 




Individual
Macro
Systems Paper


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper examining human service interactions in
terms of macro systems—communities and organizations.
 
Address the following in your paper:
 
·        
Describe the
concept of personal, interpersonal, and political empowerment.
·        
Explain an
individual’s involvement in multiple social systems—micro, mezzo, and
macro—at work in the environment.
·        
Discuss the macro
system response to child maltreatment, sexual abuse, crime, and delinquency.
·        
Compare and
contrast the application of functionalism and interactionist theory to
poverty.
·        
Describe the role
and responsibility of the human service worker in the macro environment.
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
 


Day
7- Monday


10




Learning Team
Family
Systems Presentation
 


Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint®
presentation discussing problems in the family mezzo-system and family
intervention strategies for the human service professional.
 
Address the following in your presentation:
 
·        
Strategies for
addressing conflict in relationships
·        
Positive and
negative aspects of divorce
·        
Comparing types of
love relationships
·        
Individual and
societal influences of single-parent homes
·        
Challenges
attributed to blended families
·        
Strategies to
assess and intervene in the family system
 
Include at least two peer-reviewed resources.
 
Include speaker
notes with your presentation.

 
Format your
presentation consistent with APA guidelines.



Day
7- Monday


10




 

 

Week 1 - Discussion Question #1

Zastrow
and Kirst-Ashman identify eight foundational concepts of human development in
Chapter 1 of your textbook. How do these foundational concepts apply to work in
human services? Choose at least one and discuss why it is important to our
profession.

 

Week 1 - Discussion Question #2

How
does General Systems Theory influence human services delivery? Provide an
example of how the theory assists human service workers understand how to help
their clients

 

Week 2 - Discussion Question #1

How
might adolescent concerns about self-image contribute to smoking, drug, or
alcohol use? Provide at least one example. Please also include information from
your textbook to support your answer.

 

Week 2 - Discussion Question #2

What
developmental milestones and behaviors signify an adolescent’s attempt to
transition from parental dependence to independence? Name at least two
milestones from your course materials. How can parents best support this
transition? Provide at least one example of parental behaviors that support
this transition. 

 

Week 3 - Discussion Question #1

What
are the positive and negative implications of Parsons’ four-problem matrix?
Please provide at least one positive implication and one negative implication.
Include information from the textbook in your reply

 

Week 3 - Discussion Question #2

What
would be the social, biological, or psychological advantages and disadvantages
of increasing the legal age of marriage? Please provide at least one advantage
and one disadvantage in your response. How might increasing the legal age of
marriage affect human development? Support your position with course materials
and/or an outside resource

 

Week 4 - Discussion Question #1

What
are two issues that are important for caregivers to address regarding the
behavior of dementia patients? What interventions can be implemented to resolve
these issues? Support your answer with information from course materials or an
outside resource

 

Week 4 - Discussion Question #2

How
would you apply the strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences principles in
your desired human services career? How will this understanding of your own
strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences benefit both you and your clients?

 

Week 5 - Discussion Question #1

How
does technology and media connect people to the community? What are the effects
of these connections on human well-being? Provide at least one positive effect
and one negative effect. Support your answer with course materials and/or an
outside reference. How do these impact human services?

 

Week 5 - Discussion Question #2

What
community efforts have been developed in your area to decrease substance abuse?
How effective are these efforts? How can they be improved? From a systems perspective,
what are the possible consequences to the community if inadequate services are
not improved or if effective services do not continue?

 
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