Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
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Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
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Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
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Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
Read More

Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
Read More

Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
Read More

Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
Read More

Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
Read More

Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
Read More

Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
Read More

Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
Read More

Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
Read More

Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
Read More

Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
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Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
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Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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Blog Post 12

Prompt: Regarding the Mindfulness Practice homework assignment, please reflect on that process and share its impact: positive, negative, or neutral. How could you use this in your own life or how could it benefit your clients? As we discussed in class closure last week, please state 2 things that you are taking away from this course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment. Response: Part 1-It was not the first time to be exposed to the Mindfulness Practice since I currently work in Social Work, however I find the practice itself helpful in the line of practice. I currently have print outs of reminding myself to take a minute or so…
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Blog Post 11

Prompt: Share 2 changes/additions you made to your website (note if they were peer suggested or your own ideas) and explain your reasoning behind it. If you did not make any changes, please state as such. Explain the relationship between stress, physical health, and mental health as it relates to subjective well-being as concretely evidenced by the text. Response: My peer asked that I add additional information to my About Me section, which I did since that section only had my educational information that did not include any personal information. I also thought it would help me be more approachable to clients if they saw my website in order to…
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Blog Post 10

Prompt: Part 1: Give one example of your own thinking at one or more points in your life that reflect the following: dualism, multiplicity, and relativism. Part 2: What are two marker events that could help a young adult to develop into their current level of thinking? Part 1: In my teenage years, I knew it was wrong to have a friend who was openly racist to half of my family members and a part of me, but I knew it was right for me to have at least one friend in High School. I struggled with the dualism aspect of my postformal thoughts. When I was an Senior in High School, I did not want to trust that…
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Blog Post 9

Prompt: Referring to the peer review process for student websites, please state three changes you would recommend for your peer’s website and justify reasons for those changes. Citing the text for specific supportive evidence, name one positive aspect and one negative aspect that influenced your adolescent development. Response to Part 1: First recommendation, add some vocational and person information to your 'About Me' section on Website due to being able to self-reflect on your accomplishments and to be allow the perspective employer the opportunity to talk about non-related work subjects to gauge your personality. Second recommendation, adding the class website/blog site would be a great way to connect your Blog Post…
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Blog Post 8

Prompt: Reflecting on our mid-term class self-assessment and mutual problem solving exercise, name at least one thing that YOU will do for the rest of the semester in this course to contribute to your personal learning experience and at least one thing that you will contribute to the collaborative learning experience. Response: Personally-The material at the beginning of the semester was not as dense and dry as it currently is, which made reading it easier. However, as we have progressed in the book, the chapter have evolved to be even harder for me to digest, which causes me to procrastinate the actual reading. So, the one thing I will change for the rest of the semester…
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Blog Post 7

Prompt: Reflecting on specific gender messages in your culture, clearly name 2 messages that are restrictive and 2 that inspire inclusivity. Cite at least one supporting example from the text as evidence for your ideas. Response: Restrictive messages comes from aggression and lack of popularity of that individual. Inclusivity inspiration comes from acceptance by behaving as the roles of the gender for their group and acceptance by their in-group, such as the males being strong and athletic and the females being competent with knowledge of things and pretty. Males are more acceptable to being rejected by the society if they are feminine, but females who behave in masculine ways are more likely to be…
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Blog Post 6

Prompt: Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share?   Response: Positive outcomes from visual electronic media use in childhood would be helping children when they are older they are able to retain more knowledge and have more access to more information; their logical thinking skills to characterize pieces of information that is relevant to a problem situation and how the pieces of information is relevant to each other. Negative outcomes would be attention difficulties and…
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Blog Post 5

Prompt: Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today’s pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. *Spoiler Alert* Response: Gemma Teller-Morrow from Sons of Anarchy utilizes the Authoritarian Style in her parenting of her son, Jax Teller, in the Sons of Anarchy series. Firstly, Gemma did not encourage Jax's individual assertiveness in the first half of the show with his viewpoint on what the MC (Motorcycle Club) should stand for, which went back to the reason for why the club was formed, as his father, John Teller, wrote…
Read More

Blog Post 4

Prompt: Reflecting on the New York Longitudinal Study (1977) of behavioral traits of infants, how might the effectiveness of caregiving behaviors be different for children with each temperament (name and address 3 traits specifically)? How could that affect level of attachment between caregiver/parents and child?   Response: If a caregiver is not attentive to a child's needs when they display that need, then that neglect can have a negative impact on that child's overall temperament, which will be explained in three traits. One trait can be the Approach/Withdrawal, in which the child has an immediate response/reaction to a new experience that is either accepted or rejected. If a child's caregiver…
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