Each written assignment will consist of a paper that is at least 6 full pages. Each paper must be double spaced with size 12 Times New Roman font and 1 inch margins on all sides. You will need to follow the example provided under course information and need a title page, body (at least 6 full pages), and reference section all in APA style. Please use complete sentences, appropriate grammar, spelling, and references. You will also be required to use in-text references in your work in accordance with APA style to avoid plagiarism. Information to help with your writing is provided under the APA resources section of the course information tab.
Please be sure to avoid using internet sources such as Wikipedia or other web-based resources that do not have strong academic backing. You must use at least 3 additional scholarly sources not used in this course. Plagiarism detection software will be used to scan each paper and any paper that is determined to have academic integrity issues will earn a score of 0 automatically.
Students are encouraged to use University support services for writing and review closely all information in regard to academic integrity.
DO NOT REUSE ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS OR ANY COURSE IN YOUR PAPER (e.g. discussion board contributions OR information about a theory used in a previous paper)
Option Theory 1 Theory 2
1 Stages of Change Motivational Enhancement/Interviewing
2 Solution Focused Reality Therapy
3 Matrix Model Solution Focused
4 Cognitive Behavioral Solution Focused
5 Matrix Model Cognitive Behavioral
NOTE: You cannot resubmit any previously written information on your WA #1 when turning in WA #2. This is not allowable and considered an academic integrity and University violation.
For each paper, please choose an option # (listed above on the graph) for your first paper and another for your second.
After choosing an option, please provide a brief (1 paragraph for each theory) summary of the key aspects of the theory. Afterwards, please COMPARE and CONTRAST the two theories chosen by addressing the following:
• Similarities and differences in general theoretical concepts, principles, and agents of change
• Similarities and differences in stages associated with treatment according to teach theory (e.g. beginning, middle, and termination stages, etc.)
• Similarities and differences in creating positive change to promote recovery through the concepts of the theories.
• Similarities and differences in approaching obstacles in the treatment process.
• Similarities and differences in the human service provider’s role in the treatment process.
• Other similarities and differences in the treatment process that are noteworthy