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Middle East in Turmoil:Explain whether you believe that democracy has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan. Provide support for your response.

Middle East in Turmoil

In the wake of the Arab Spring and its aftermath — the unrest in the Middle East and regions around it — there are a number of critical developments to watch and discuss.

· Explain whether you believe that democracy has worked in Iraq and Afghanistan. Provide support for your response.

· Discuss the progress Iran is making in their attempt to implement a democratic election process. Next, speculate on two (2) challenges you believe Iran will face in accomplishing this task. Justify your response

Select a country in the Global South that has been in the news recently and then visit a reputable website, read a newspaper, or watch a TV broadcast to catch up on the latest events relating to the economic development of the country.

Economic development of the country

Many developing countries in the “Global South” turned to socialism in the past as a means to solve their economic problems. Now, in light of the evident failure of socialism, many of these countries seek to create fast growth through the establishment of market economies.

· Select a country in the Global South that has been in the news recently and then visit a reputable website, read a newspaper, or watch a TV broadcast to catch up on the latest events relating to the economic development of the country.

· Next, using the country you researched, identify which of the five (5) market economy policies the country appears to be following. Provide support for this conclusion.

· Speculate about the likelihood of success….

Identify potential weaknesses in the assumptions or areas that may require additional information or clarification.

Identify potential weaknesses in the assumptions

Respond to at least two colleagues by doing all of the following:

· Offer critiques of their logic model as if you were a member of their work groups.

Identify strengths of the logic models. Identify potential weaknesses in the assumptions or        areas that may require additional information or clarification.

· Offer substantial information to assist your colleagues’ efforts such as:

Information to support their understanding of the        problems and needs in this population Suggestions related to intervention activities, and        potential outcomes

Colleague 1: Aimee

A logic model would help us to understand the needs of the community and identify barriers to services. In looking at the needs of the community I reside in, one specific need that continues to arise is….

Applying Labor and Employment Laws to Medical Practices

Employment laws Employers sometimes violate employment laws because they lack knowledge and understanding of how these laws apply to their workplace. Determine two (2) major employment laws which a practice manager could unintentionally violate. Next, recommend the main steps that the manager should take to avoid the risk of breaking those laws. According to the text, there are three (3) basic models of physician compensation. Compare and contrast the three (3) major compensation models and suggest which model you think would be most effective in creating a pay structure that would attract and retain physicians who would make the practice successful. Justify your recommendation.

Discussion of action to take when an emergency occurs (i.e., cold site, warm site, and hot site (SLAs) and contracts

The DRP must contain the following:

(a) Include name and background of the organization

(b) Identification of employees and where they are located – include facilities

(c) Inventory of hardware and software

(d) Determination of allowable downtime

(e) Description of roles and responsibilities

(f) Creation of a communications management plan

(g) Discussion of action to take when an emergency occurs (i.e., cold site, warm site, and hot site (SLAs) and contracts

(h) Discussion regarding how sensitive information will be handled

(i) Discussion pertaining to how the plan will be tested

(j) Cover how you will get top management involvement in the creation and testing of the plan

(k) Include business continuity plan

(l) References (at least 15 reputable sources)

Deliverables –  Sumbit Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) in MS….

Which theories emphasize the impact of early experience on development?

 

Five (5) major theories of human development are described, compared, and evaluated in this section. These are the psychoanalytic theories of Freud and Erikson; the behaviorism of Pavlov and Skinner and the social learning theory of Bandura; humanism and evolutionary theory; Piaget’s cognitive theory; and Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory. Although each theory is too restricted to account solely for the tremendous diversity in human development, each has made an important contribution to developmental psychology.

To help clarify your understanding of the major developmental theories, this exercise asks you to focus on the similar, contradictory, and complementary aspects of the five (5) theories. Please answer these questions, and submit your answers on this forum.

1. Which of the major developmental theories are stage theories? Which are not?

2. Which….

Elements Of A Successful Therapeutic Relationship

Therapeutic Relationship

Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics   and roles you hope to embody as a counselor and the counselor   dispositions that you want to bring with you. You may write in the   first person for this assignment. Include the following in your paper:

Your role as the therapist in the counseling process within     community and private mental health systems Refer to the     Counselor Dispositions. Which of these dispositions will you     incorporate into the counseling relationship and how? Counseling skills you plan to practice for building rapport with   clients Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health   issues

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA   Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

Write a 750-1,000-word paper outlining the importance of empathy, probing, and summarizing in the counseling process. Include the following in your paper:

Empathy The role of empathy in the counseling relationship Techniques for establishing empathy with a client. Provide at     least one example to illustrate these techniques. The role     of probing and summarizing in the counseling relationship How the counselor knows that his/her responses effectively     address the client’s message. Provide at least one example to     illustrate your response. Verbal and nonverbal cues     indicating that the counselor is not effectively connecting with the   client

Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics and roles you hope to embody as a counselor and the counselor dispositions that you want to bring with you.

Counselor and the counselor

Write a 1,200-1,500-word essay that describes the characteristics   and roles you hope to embody as a counselor and the counselor   dispositions that you want to bring with you. You may write in the   first person for this assignment. Include the following in your paper:

Your role as the therapist in the counseling process within     community and private mental health systems Refer to the     Counselor Dispositions. Which of these dispositions will you     incorporate into the counseling relationship and how? Counseling skills you plan to practice for building rapport with   clients Strategies to advocate for persons with mental health   issues

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA   Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.