Throughout her book, Robbins uses the same argument technique. For instance, when Robbins writes about Taylor in one chapter, she explains how almost everyone has a college counselor, but more specifically Taylor’s’ is very hard on her, insisting that all three of her college essays weren’t good nor intellectual enough. Thus, Robbins dives into the consequences of overpaid counselors explaining that some even are paid to do the essay. “Instead of merely helping students present themselves in the best light, companies are fiddling with their content and some consultants actually write the essays themselves” (Robbins pg.75) Robbins tells the reader this information to help with her argument by showing what consequences comes out of the overachieving culture. Another character Robbins uses to create her argument is Sam.
NURSING STUDENTS Supervising nursing students administering medication: a perspective from registered nurses Kerry Reid-Searl and Brenda Happell Aims. To explore the attitudes, experiences and opinions of registered nurses regarding supervision of undergraduate nursing students while administering medication in the healthcare setting. Background. Medication errors present a considerable risk to safety in the healthcare setting. By virtue of their role in the administration of medication, registered nurses are considered as major contributors to this problem.
There are many challenges that students will face as they enter graduate level education, and one of those challenges will be staying motive and remembering why students purse a graduate degree. For some students, “graduate students suffer from insecurity, anxiety, and even boredom” (How To Succeed In Graduate School: A Guide For Students And Advisors , 1994). From experience, one way to help stay motivate would be to create a calendar with all of the class
“Hooking Up” What is hooking up? To this day there is no definite definition for it. Kathleen A. Bogle asks all the students she interview from colleges and each student gave a different definitions as what was hooking up. In Kathleen A. Bogle book Hooking Up: Sex, Dating and Relationship on the campus she discusses what many student in the college environment define hooking up to be. She also explains how hooking up came up in our society.
Psychological Distress among College Immigrants Students Luz Moreno Miami Dade College/Interamerican Campus Psychological Distress among College Immigrants Students Immigrants in a new society find many acculturation difficulties in their daily lives including their immigration status, language barrier and even discrimination. Immigrants may be faced with special problems, not only in their relationships with the host society, but with their group of peers. Immigrant students, for example, may have problems enrolling in courses and may face recurring problems of time pressure or problems maintaining relationships with friends. These types of daily difficulties experienced by students, both family and non-family related, have been previously associated with psychological distress (Kohn et al., 1990; Kohn, Lafreniere, & Gurevich, 1991). A substantial number of immigrants attend colleges and universities in United States.
In this particular article, the author aims to interest students, young adults, and other people that are affected by strict job qualifications. Young adults and teenagers make up a large majority of student populations in colleges and universities. In an article that argues the worth of the Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. degrees through humor, anecdotes, and other techniques, the obvious audience being targeted is those concerned about their enrollment in school and future jobs. Humor is a way to engage and engross readers into literature and news. The author quotes Richard K. Vedder who says that “in 20 years, you’ll need a Ph.D to be a janitor” (par.
Defining Social Psychology Brandi K. Keller PSY/400 March 20, 2013 Dr. Timothy Doty Defining Social Psychology Throughout the years each field of science and each discipline relating to psychology has had to fight to prove its point and its relevance to the field; therefore, making each field of psychology worthy of its place within the science and academic communities. One of the many behaviors observed during this trial has been the way people think, influence, and relate to others otherwise known as social psychology. Friends, family, and collogues influence each other, which can be either a positive or a negative influence. How each person thinks and relates to these influences is what determines if the influence will be a positive
Abstract This research paper explores the Motivation Interviewing techniques and its effectiveness. The impact of such intervention in Substance abusers psychological well being is examined in this research paper followed by a series of personal interviews with clients who has been in the Gandara Addiction Recovery Program more than two times. The exploration reveals if the Motivation Interviewing is effective in the substance abuse treatment facilities and what recommendations should be considered for future interventions. Introduction Springfield Massachusetts is a diverse community that has many social issues that affect the Hispanic community. Some of the social issues are drug addiction, homelessness, poverty and lack of job
Mental Health Disparity American Sentinel University Mental Health Disparity Introduction The article chosen is titled “Mental Health Services: Use and Disparity among Diverse College Students” authored by Beth Rosenthal and Cody Wilson in 2008. The authors adopted an empirical study to investigate the actual use of counseling for emotional problems and the hypothesis that sex, psychological distress, social class, and ethnicity are associated with disparities with regard to utilization of counseling services. This paper will provide a summary of the population studied and the findings, the possible reasons for health disparity in the population studied, and the strategies for improving the health of the population. In addition,
It was a valuable source because it gave me insight into the research that has been done on proving mental illness and substance abuse co-occur. My last source was an article called Drug Abuse and Mental Illness, Progress in Understanding Comorbidity. This article was important to my research because it proofed all mental illness is associated to stress and stress causes people to turn to substance use. It also explained how each person stresses different things. It also explained how to overcome comorbidity.