Adolescent Essay.

Essay Assignment Instructions

Overview

The essay assignments below will allow you to further explore concepts that are related to:

· trauma, development, and spirituality

· addiction in adolescence

You will research the effects of trauma on life development. You will discuss trauma and resilience, how trauma affects development, and what might be the determining factors that lead to developmental delays when a child is exposed to trauma. You will also explore what research says about spiritual development’s effect on resilience and countering the effects of trauma.

You will also discuss what the current research is saying regarding addiction/abuse, resilience in this population, and what interventions may counteract abuse of substances and addictions in this population.

Instructions

In Module 3: Week 3 and Module 5: Week 5, you will write an essay of at least 600 words (excluding the title page and reference page), drawing information from this course, scholarly articles, outside readings, and presentations for that Module: Week. The essay must be strongly supported with proper citations of 2–3 current, scholarly references in current APA format. These references must be less than 10 years old. DO NOT write opinions but support your answers to the questions with your readings. Submit each essay in the course and in Tevera/LiveText.

Essay: Trauma, Development, and Spirituality (Module 3: Week 3)

In addition to the readings and presentations for this module, research at least 2 scholarly articles that discuss trauma and its effects upon development. Discuss trauma and resilience, how trauma affects development, and what might be the determining factors that lead to developmental delays when a child is exposed to trauma. What is research saying about trauma and resilience, and spiritual development and how it can counter the effects of trauma? Analyze the research presented and critically discuss the viewpoints. Ensure that the conclusion contains a good summary of the issues treated and offers suggestions for further study.

Essay: Addiction in Adolescence (Module 5: Week 5)

In addition to your readings and presentations for this module, research at least 2 scholarly articles that discusses abuse of substances and addiction in adolescence. What is the current research saying about addiction/abuse, resilience in this population, and what interventions may counteract abuse of substances and addictions in this population? Also discuss how healthy spiritual development may affect the likelihood of use/abuse/addiction in adolescent years. Discuss local news coverage of alcohol or drug-related stories to adolescent use in your area. Give details on the prevalence of addiction based on your readings and the news stories. Are differing viewpoints considered, analyzed, and treated? Ensure that the conclusion contains a good summary of the issues treated and offers suggestions for further study.

Note: Your submissions will be checked for originality via the SafeAssign plagiarism tool.