Influences of Environment on Behavior and the Family System
Understanding different theoretical frameworks and how they can be applied to people at different ages and stages of life is important as a Human Service Professional. It is important to know how to use knowledge that you have learned and be able to relate it to the clients you are working with to help assist in developing goals, intervention and/or treatment plans.
For this Assignment, you will respond to questions related to information in Chapter 11. In your paper, you will be discussing the theories of Erikson, Peck, and Levinson and explain how these relate to understanding human behavior and environment during the life stages of young adulthood and older adulthood. Use the Unit 6 Assignment Template to complete and submit your work.
Please address the following:
Briefly define the Erikson, Peck and Levinson theory as related to young adulthood and middle adulthood.
Discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages that may occur when applying these theories to human behavior.
Give examples of how each of the 3 theories, Erikson, Peck, and Levinson, can be applied to human behavior to explain issues that occur in young adulthood and middle adulthood and the transitions between these two life stages.
Identify three professional techniques, strategies, or ideas that you can use to develop your understanding of various theories in order to better understand human behavior and assist clients in a professional relationship.
Your Assignment should be 23 pages, not including the title and reference pages, and should include the following elements:
Title page: Provide your name, section number, and date
Body: Answer all the questions in complete sentences and paragraphs
Your responses should reflect professional writing standards using proper tone and language, and be free of spelling and grammatical errors. The writing and writing style should be correct, accurate, and reflect knowledge of human service theories.
Reference page: Sources in APA format
You must your text as a source in this paper.
Use Arial or Times New Roman 12-point font, double-spaced, and left aligned
Use standard 1″ margins on all sides
Use 6th Edition APA formatting and citation style throughout your paper
If you need assistance with APA style, please visit the Writing Center.
Please remember that your Assignment must be your original work; plagiarism will not be tolerated. It is always important to attribute credit to the proper sources when relying on the text, articles, websites, or other sources.
As a reminder, you must credit your work when you:
Summarize concepts and theories that you learned in the text, articles, or Internet sources.
Use others’ ideas, theories, and concepts in constructing discussion question responses or completing projects.
Use direct quotes in the context of your project (when quoting directly, you must use quotation marks).
You can also refer to the Writing with Integrity guide found under Academic Tools for additional help and resources for proper citation strategies.
This Assignment assesses the following Course Outcomes:
HN144-5: Relate theoretical frameworks to human behavior.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
Submitting Your Assignment
Use the provided Unit 6 Assignment Template. Save it in a location and with a name that you will remember. When you are ready to submit, select the Unit 6 Assignment Dropbox and upload your file. To view your graded work after your instructor has evaluated it, please visit your Gradebook.