Psychology in Your Life and Career

Psychology in Your Life and Career

Psychology and Career Exploration Worksheet

**This assignment contains two parts. Part I consists of completing the research necessary to complete the assignment and Part II designed for career exploration. **

Part I: Research


Conducting research can be overwhelming! Throughout this course and throughout your entire academic career, you will be asked to read, evaluate, synthesize, and present information to demonstrate your understanding of the content, justify your answers, and to speak authoritatively on issues that may differ from your personal beliefs. The study of psychology requires the ability to maintain neutrality and uphold the ethics and standards set forth for interacting and learning within an academic setting.


To support the development of research skills and the application of research strategies, the scientific method, and critical thinking skills in preparation to complete assignments using formal academic writing, including APA formatting and citations. 


Identify and explore different career paths for a specific profession.

 Step 1:

Begin this activity by visiting the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. Explore varying disciplines and jobs within them.

  • You can also use the resources available in your Topic 1 resources: Home: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and org
  • If you are unsure where to start, look at the alphabetical listing of all professions on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website. To get the list of careers alphabetically go to Occupational Outlook Handbook: A-Z Index listed in the Topic 1 resources.
    • Scan quickly and see what your subconscious may notice.

Step 2:

Click on areas of interest to you and see if you may have alignment in that career.

Step 3:

Find an article that directly relates to the career of your choice. The article should be current (within the last 5 years) and should provide you with information on the needed qualifications, working conditions, the outlook of the career, and similar occupations.

Step 4:

Fill in the information below, so you can use this resource as a reference.

Please refer to the Topic 1 resource Library Guides, for APA examples.

Gather the below information 

Article Title  



Year Published


Publisher/Journal Name

Copy and Paste APA Reference:



Answer the questions below using solid academic writing. Each question should have a detailed response.

  1. What is the in-text citation that you would use when giving credit to information learned in this article?
  2. In 100-200 words, summarize what the article was about. Include a direct quote from the article and the properly formatted in-text citation using APA formatting.

Part II: Career Path


Psychology is the study of human behavior and mental processes. As such, career and work are key areas influenced by psychology and are the focus of industrial organizational psychology. Part of critical thinking is testing hypothesis and gathering reliable information.


In this assignment you will be testing your own beliefs about your career trajectory, exploring avenues you may not have considered and reverse engineering from successful career attainment to your position today. In the event that you are where you plan to remain career wise, complete this activity on another career you may have considered.


Identify and explore a career path by filling in the below information.

Step 2:

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected. Each of the following questions should be answered in detail. The word count for questions 1 – 9 should be approximately 200 words, total.

  1. Name of the career:
  2. Education or certification required:
  3. Will your education upon graduation allow you entry into the field? If the answer is no, what additional education, licensure or certification will you need? What school or program can help you achieve your goal?
  4. What is the median income that will support your current lifestyle or lifestyle you seek?
  5. What is the job outlook for this career? ( – browse career by industry or key word)
  6. What are the working conditions? (e.g., on your feet all day, behind a desk for 8 hours)
  7. What are similar occupations you may want to consider?
  8. What are the steps you need to complete to be eligible as a candidate for the position you seek?
  9. Given what you have learned, what steps will you be taking this year to begin positioning yourself for your career?












social responsibility

social responsibility

In your own words, explain what CSR is. Name two examples of socially responsible companies you know and explain why you consider them so.

It is important for companies to incorporate social responsibility into their strategic plans. Give a brief summary of the company you chose in Week 1. What aspects of corporate social responsibility would you recommend they incorporate into its strategic plan? Support your rationale from your research.


Incorporate the feedback you receive from your instructor and save your work. It will be part of your Strategic Plan Final Project for this course.

International Strategies

International Strategies

Prior to beginning this discussion, review Chapter 11 in the Abraham’s textbook on Diversified, Global, and Other Types of Organizations and listen to this audio snippet covering International Strategies. When companies expand into the international arena, they do so either because their home market has matured or because they see real opportunities in the foreign market.

Increasing the number of strategic business units requires a more complex business strategy. Sometimes the road to success in a foreign market can be a bumpy one. For insights into some of the more extreme cultural challenges posed when entering foreign markets as experienced by one of the United States’ largest fast food chains, read How McDonald’s conquered India (Links to an external site.) (Kannan, 2014) and  McDonald’s Settles Beef Over Fries (Links to an external site.) (Grace, 2002).

For this discussion, determine whether or not the company operates in the international marketplace. If so, research the company’s international strategy and evaluate it in terms of effectiveness in regards to one of the issues below.

If your company is not involved internationally, then choose one that is and evaluate that company’s international strategy in terms of effectiveness in regards to one of the following issues:

  • Cultural Barriers
  • Monetary Exchange Rates
  • Political Instability


Classes of drugs

Classes of drugs affecting the Hematopoietic System

Discussion Question

List three classes of drugs affecting the Hematopoietic System. List the mechanism of action for each class of drug. Choose one medication from the three classes and discuss what disorder the drug is used to treat? How often the medication is given? What labs should get monitored while the patient is taking this medication?


Your response should be at least 350 words.

Please Add References And Citations

Emotions And Conflict

Emotions And Conflict

You will develop a PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following items:

Identify the different emotions of each of the participants.
Put yourself into the case study and use the Difficult Conversations Guide to discuss conversations III and IV (The Feelings Conversation)
Discuss the main function of emotions when engaging in conflict resolution activities.
Support your positions with written speaker notes in the Notes section of each slide.
Include a minimum of three scholarly references.

Assignment Guidelines

Your PowerPoint should be 6–8 slides and include the following elements:

Slide 1: Title slide with your name, course number, and term
Slides 2–3: Identify the different emotions for each participant
Slides 4–5: Discuss conversations III and IV
Slides 6–7: Discuss the ma

Family nursing theories

Family nursing theories

Public health nurses must blend family nursing theories with public health theories and frameworks to work both with individual families and populations of families. Explain the following three family social science theories, including the strengths and weakness of each one: Family Systems Theory, Family Developmental and Life Cycle Theory and Bioecological Systems Theory.

Which theory is most beneficial to you as a public health nurse in achieving healthy outcomes for families and why?


APA 7edition intext citation and reference within 5years. 250 words

Good communication skills

Good communication skills

Primary Task Response:

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

For a health care manager, it is important to develop good communication skills with employees, peers, and supervisors. Discuss the following in regard to this:


Be sure to support your information by citing at least 2 scholarly references (within the last 5yrs)  using APA 7format.

DB Professional Liability

DB Professional Liability And Medical Malpractice

Primary Task Response:

Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

The following guidelines for healthcare practitioners are helpful for staying within the scope of practice while operating within the law and policy of any healthcare facility.

  • Practice within the scope of your training and capabilities.
  • Use the professional title commensurate with your education and experience.
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Prepare and maintain health records.
  • Document accurately
  • Use appropriate legal and ethical guidelines when releasing information.
  • Follow an employer’s established policies dealing with the health care contract.
  • Follow legal guidelines and maintain awareness of health care legislation and regulations.
  • Maintain and dispose of regulated substances in compliance with government guidelines.
  • Follow established risk management and safety procedures.
  • Meet the requirements for professional credentialing.
  • Help develop and maintain personnel, policy, and procedure manuals.


Select 2 of these and discuss why they are important for building effective provider/patient relationships and maintaining a standard of care.  Are there other guidelines you would add to this list?  Use examples based on your experiences.

Use APA 7 formatting and citation standards. Use at least two (2) scholarly references published within the last 5 years to substantiate your work.

Cultural Dimensions

Cultural Dimensions

Prior to beginning work on this assignment explore the web page Compare Countries (Links to an external site.). In addition, watch the video Top 20 PowerPoint 2016 Tips and Tricks (Links to an external site.) and read Top Ten Slide Tips (Links to an external site.) for helpful information on creating presentations.

You will select two countries and compare and contrast five of the seven Cultural Dimensions from Figure 5.1 (p. 125) (you can decide on which five). Use the note sections on the slides, and think visually as you create your presentation.

In your presentation,



It is immoral to kill non-combatants during war. Putin’s army in Ukraine is not obeying this regulation; many Ukrainian citizens are being targeted and killed.

But this war (and a possible 3rd world war)  would have been avoided altogether if Trump had remained in office as the American president; and had Biden not taken over from him. After all, Putin did not start the war in Ukraine throughout Trump’s four years in office. So, if most people had known about this, they would have voted massively for Trump so as to continue to have a peaceful world.

1. From the above narration, identify an issue you want to address by asking a question to expose the issue.

2. Give a (tentative) answer to the question you raised above; (i. e, your hypothesis or your claim/conclusion).

3. Present your pieces of evidence (premises) to support your claim.