NU-664C-02-23PCS3 FamilyPsychiatric Ment.Hlth I
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- Week 2: Neuroanatomy, Growth, and Development
- Week 2 Discussion 1: Developmental Theories
Week 2 Discussion 1: Developmental Theories
To do: Make forum posts: 1
Value: 100 points
Due: In an effort to facilitate scholarly discourse, create your initial post by Day 4, and reply to at least two of your classmates, on two separate days, by Day 7.
Grading Category: Discussions
Note: In this type of discussion, you will not see the responses of your classmates until after you have posted your own response to the question below.
Knowledge and application of developmental theory constitutes a foundational component of the PMHNP role. You will need to expand your knowledge of theories for professional practice. This week you will choose an attachment, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, or biological developmental theory.
For this discussion forum, using your chosen theory, identify what happens as individuals move through developmental stages. Address the following in your initial post:
- How can interruptions in the achievement of developmental stages affect an individual?
- According to your theory, identify the developmental vulnerabilities that could precipitate mental health symptoms.
Reply to at least two of your classmates. In your reply posts, you should identify similarities and differences among developmental theories. Compare how your theory and your peersâ€™ theory explain how mental health symptoms may arise.
Pick out an idea from your peersâ€™ initial post that you find most interesting and tell how you will use this information in practice.
Your response should include evidence-based research to support your statements using proper citations and APA format.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded. The described expectations meet the passing level of 80%. Students are directed to review the Discussion Grading Rubric for criteria which exceed expectation