Assignment 1: Current Issues
This assignment provides an opportunity for you to highlight a special topic of interest connected to the content and to you personally.
Using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet, conduct research to support your response.
Write a reflection on the contexts of human behavior in action. In your paper, address the following:
Discuss your view of the biopsychosocial approach. What specifically interests you and why does it? Does consideration of spirituality and culture enhance or impede your understanding of human behavior?
Identify and discuss factors that influence adaptive and maladaptive functioning of individuals, groups, and communities.
By Saturday, March 12, 2016, post your responses to this Discussion Area in a minimum of 200 words. Your response should rely upon at least two sources from professional literature. This may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, or .gov). Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA format); and use accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Through Wednesday, March 16, 2016, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. While responding, draw comparisons between the examples you provided and the examples submitted by your classmates, and provide a rationale for the comparisons.