wk 6 final project part 1


In Discussion 1 this week, you reviewed the basics of prevention and intervention science. Your Final Project in this course is an analysis of one of five programs that are aimed at promoting individuals’ social and emotional development. While talking about these types of programs in theory is one thing, it is quite another to examine all aspects of a developed intervention program through the lens of the insights we gain through current social and emotional development research. Broadly, this is your task for the Final Project.

This project is divided into several distinct parts. This week, you complete Part I of the Final Project. Your task this week is to examine each of the intervention programs that have been provided for you in the Final Project Guidelines in this week’s Learning Resources. Please go to each program’s website and learn about the specific purpose of the program, whom the program targets, where the program is implemented, who is implementing the program, what the curriculum of the program contains, and what research has been done to demonstrate the effectiveness of the program. After evaluating each program, choose the program that is most interesting to you. Your assignment this week involves writing a brief summary explaining which program you chose and why you chose it.

To Prepare:

· Review the Final Project Guidelines and the Learning Resources on prevention and intervention programs.

· Research each of the intervention programs provided in the Final Project Guidelines by reviewing the website of each.

· Choose one of these programs for your Final Project.

The assignment (200–400 words):

· Submit 1 or 2 paragraphs describing the program you chose and why you chose it. Include a very brief summary of the program’s target population, its setting of administration (school, community center), and the social and emotional development aspect it aims to address.

Required Readings

Clarke-Stewart, A., & Parke, R. D. (2014). Social development (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

· Chapter 8, “Peers: A World of Their Own” (pp. 227–250)
Social Development, 2nd Edition by Clarke-Stewart, A.; Parke, R. D. Copyright 2014 by John Wiley & Sons – Books. Reprinted by permission of John Wiley & Sons – Books via the Copyright Clearance Center.

Durlak, J. A., Weissberg, R. P., Dymnicki, A. B., Taylor, R. D., & Schellinger, K. B. (2011). The impact of enhancing students’ social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions. Child Development, 82(1), 405–432. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01564.x

Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.

Guerra, N. G., Williams, K. R., & Sadek, S. (2011). Understanding bullying and victimization during childhood and adolescence: A mixed method study. Child Development, 82(1), 295–310.

Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.

Holder, H. (2010). Prevention programs in the 21st century: What we do not discuss in public. Addiction, 105(4), 578–581.

Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.

Lansford, J. E., Yu, T., Pettit, G. S., Bates, J. E., & Dodge, K. A. (2014). Pathways of peer relationships from childhood to young adulthood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 35(2), 111–117.

Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.

Document: Final Project Guidelines (PDF)

Optional Resources

Nurse-Family Partnership. (2011a). Proven effective through extensive research. Retrieved from http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org/proven-results

The Nurse-Family Partnership Program is a great example of a program that was developed based on developmental and health research that has been repeatedly proven effective.

Nurse-Family Partnership. (2011b). Shakeena [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org/first-time-moms/stories-from-moms/video–shakeena

In this video, a young mother talks about her experience with her nurse from the Nurse Family Partnership program.

    These resources should help with assignment and this a three part assignment so whoever will be doing all three parts because I want everything to done by same person.

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