The theory paper assignment is an analysis of a theory of human behavior utilized in understanding the lifespan. The focus of the course is on understanding human behavior and social environment; therefore, practice issues (e.g. treatment techniques) should not be the primary focus of your paper. Instructions
Headings and subheadings are required.
The paper must be at least four (4) full pages and no more than five (5) pages in length. The cover and reference pages are not included in the page count. APA format, Times-New Romans, 12-point font.
Who are the major theorist(s) for each theory?
Identify the academic background of each theorist (e.g. sociologist(s), social worker(s), psychiatrist(s) educator(s), etc.)
Where and how was the theory first utilized?
Identify the following for each theory:
What is the focus of theory?
What are the major concepts?
What practice interventions are associated with the theory?
What practice applications are associated with the theory?
Does the theory discuss the inclusion or exclusion of race, class, and gender? (Explain)?
Locate one journal article on the assigned theory and write a two-page summaryidentify the following:
Summarize the discussion
Attach a copy of the article
Articles must be peer-reviewed, scholarly sources
Wikipedia, Blogs (i. e. Simply Psychology) will not be accepted