PCN-530 Week 6 Sexual Therapy Worksheet

Week 6 Sexual Therapy Worksheet


Complete the Sexual Therapy Worksheet.


Refer to ““Couples Therapy,” from the Encyclopedia of Women’s Health (2004)


and “Marital Therapy,” from the Encyclopediaof Applied Psychology (2004) for help in completing this assignment.


APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.


You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin .

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Please respond to the two questions below. Remember to cite sources. 

1. Have you ever experienced taste aversion? If so: 

      a. How long after eating the food did you become ill? 

      b. How long has your taste aversion existed? Weeks, months, or years? 

      c. How could you overcome the taste aversion for the particular food? Do you even want to? 

2.  Describe the situation in which you experienced heightened arousal. For  example, you were auditioning for a school play, interviewing for a job,  giving a speech, etc. How did arousal affect your behavior? 

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Master's Level Educational Psychology Power Point Communicating Program Results

Create a PowerPoint presentation to communicate simulated results of a program evaluation to stakeholders.

The ultimate goal of program evaluation is to provide the basis for making decisions within a system analysis of planned change. Data must be aggregated into a meaningful whole, the data must be interpreted, and the data must be presented in some meaningful fashion.


Evaluation reports can take many forms and be distributed to a wide array of audiences. When preparing a report of an evaluation, the evaluator must consider both the format of the report and the intended audience of the report. When possible, the evaluator should involve audiences in determining the type of information to include in the report and the mode of delivery (Fitzpatrick, Sanders, & Worthen, 2011).

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Design a program evaluation.

Describe efforts to mitigate difficulties and limitations of an evaluation approach.

Competency 3: Communicate research and evaluation results in appropriate and effective formats.

Describe methods in enough detail that other evaluators would able to replicate them.

Present the key findings of an evaluation in a clear and impactful manner.

Make specific recommendations based on interpretation of findings.

Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the psychological professions.

Employ appropriate written and visual communication to convey content to an intended audience.

Comply with APA guidelines for style and formatting.

For the final course assessment, you will imagine that you have successfully implemented the program evaluation you designed and will create a PowerPoint presentation to communicate the key findings of your evaluation results to its stakeholders.


Within your presentation, you will describe difficulties you encountered and strategies to resolve them. These could include technical factors and issues due to interpersonal dynamics. Interpersonal relations can play a major role in program evaluation by improving the quality of our productive and creative efforts. Managing conflict and pragmatic issues constructively can be a decisive factor. What kinds of personal competencies and environmental conditions are conducive to the development and maintenance of good relationships? The evaluator has the responsibility to ensure he or she has done everything possible to maintain productive relationships with the involved parties.

As you prepare to complete this assessment, you may want to think about other related issues to deepen your understanding or broaden your viewpoint. You are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of your professional community. Note that these questions are for your own development and exploration and do not need to be completed or submitted as part of your assessment.


What sorts of difficulties may be common in program evaluations?

What kinds of personal competencies and environmental conditions are conducive to the development and maintenance of good relationships?

What are the limitations of different evaluation approaches?

What examples have you seen where information was presented in a clear and impactful way? Examples of information graphics or perhaps advertising might be helpful.

For this assessment, complete the following:

Create a PowerPoint document. Do not submit a paper for this assessment. Papers will not be graded.

Since you have not actually implemented your program evaluation design, you will need to simulate results that are fictional, but they must be plausible.

Note: It must be understood that in an actual program evaluation it would be highly unethical to represent “made up” results as actual data. However, it is ethical to simulate results in this way for this learning exercise.

Enter supporting details in the Notes section for each slide.

Use APA-style inline citations, and include a References slide at the end of the presentation.

You may wish to enhance the design of the presentation to make it more effective. Refer to the Resources for help with enhancements.

For guidance in the basics of using PowerPoint, refer to the Resources.

Presentation Requirements

Your presentation must include the following:

Title slide: On the first slide of the PowerPoint, enter:

The presentation title.

Your name.

Course number and title.

Capella University.

Instructor’s name.

Note: If this presentation was made in an actual professional context, the entries under your name would be replaced by your job title, the name of your organization, and perhaps your contact information.

Introduction slides: In this series of slides, generally summarize:

History of the program and the need it was created to meet.

Program goals and objectives.

Program methods and major strategies.

Significant evaluation findings.

High-level overview of evaluation methods.

High-level synopsis of recommendations based on findings.

Evaluation Method slides: Describe the methods in enough detail that other evaluators would able to replicate them. Include:

Data and Collection.

What types of data were collected? Why did you consider it to be significant?

Who was responsible for data collection?

What are the sources of the data?

How, when, and from whom was the data collected?

Methodological Challenges.

Describe difficulties you encountered and strategies to resolve them.

Describe limitations of your evaluation methods and strategies to mitigate them.

Evaluation Findings slides:

Present the key findings of your evaluation. (Remember, you will invent plausible findings for this assessment, but never do this for professional work or assessments that are supposed to involve actual research.)

Stick to “facts” here; do not add interpretation in this section.

To make the findings clear and impactful:

Consider using graphics: diagrams, tables, or cross-tabulations.

You can include brief quotes, brief examples, photos, or illustrations.

Interpretation of Results slides:

Interpret the data, providing your opinions explaining what conclusions can be drawn from the data findings concerning the program and its effectiveness in meeting its goals and objectives.

Recommendations slides:

Make specific recommendations based on your findings about ways to sustain or improve program effectiveness. These may include changes in:

Financial support.




Or other recommendations.

Conclusion slide: Summarize the main findings, emphasizing why your recommendations should be followed.

References slide (or slides): Use current APA style and formatting guidelines.

Additional Requirements

Written communication: Should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.

Format: Use current APA style and formatting guidelines as they apply to this assessment.

Citation requirements: You must cite best practices from at least three scholarly/research articles in this assessment. You may cite reputable sources from websites, books, textbooks, and resources provided in the course, but these will not count toward the three required scholarly/research references.

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PCN-445 Topic 7 DQ 2

Topic 7 DQ 2

Do you believe that every client must be screened and assessed for a substance use disorder, even if their presenting problem does not appear to be related to this issue?



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What does it mean to be self-actualized?

 What does it mean to be self-actualized? 

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2-3 page paper connecting "The Matrix" movie and Plato's cave

 extra credit will be on the movie: The Matrix.  You can watch the movie and break down the connection of the movie to the allegory of the cave, The Balanced Perspective and any theory or theorist that you feel connects with the material.  2-3 pages and the more in depth you go with those pages, the more concepts that you connect, the more points that you could earn.  

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discuss Carl`s post

  Highlight the relevant information from the patient’s history you will use to inform your conceptualization of the patient’s problems and diagnosis. Mr. Smith has Anxiety about his future. He is guarded when talking about his family and childhood, he was diagnosed with adjustment disorder with anxiety. Mr. Smith is an only child and had limited contact with his father due to his fathers job and remained with his mother essentially most of the time. Mr. Smith’s mother worked at his elementary school and latter transferred to his high school once he transitioned to high school. Mr. Smiths father died a year ago and he has been avoiding his mother since she moved to San Diego, California. Mr. Smith does not speak much about his mother, she had anger issues when he was growing up and made robust outbursts. Mr. Smith is originally from Canada, does well socially and worked as a psychology technician for 14 years. Mr. Smith quit his job as a psychology technician because he became bored with it and has not been to work in a few weeks. He drinks socially, is a part of a college fraternity but has recently lost a lot of weight and continues to be suspicious and closed off to his friends.
Provide an evaluation of the patient’s symptoms and presenting problems within the context of a theoretical orientation that seems to be most appropriate for the situation. Be sure to indicate which theory you are using for your evaluation and provide a justification for your choice. To get the most out of this assignment, you are encouraged to use the same theoretical orientation from which you chose to write your Week Two Initial Assessment discussion’s guided response. Mr. Smith’s symptoms appear to be that he tells his doctor that all is well for the most part but he lives quite a different story. He is anxious about his future, he has lost a lot of weight and he has adjustment disorder. The doctor used a Humanistic theoretical orientation by talking to Mr. Smith and by going against the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Ethics by hiring a private investigator to find out about Mr. Smith’s mother. The reason that I will continue using the Humanistic theoretical orientation is because I believe it is important for me to talk to Mr. Smith to get him to speak about his Mother and his childhood. This area appears to be an area that Mr. Smith is not sharing with the Doctor and his friends. It appears that Mr. Smith shields himself from having to discuss his childhood or his mother. Mr. Smith appears to avoid his mother as well.
Provide a diagnosis for the patient based on one of the diagnostic manuals available (e.g.,DSM-5,Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, etc.). Justify your choice of this diagnostic manual. According to the DSM 5, I believe that Mr. Smith is suffering from Anxiety Disorder due to another Medical Condition (First, M.B., 2013). I believe the mental disorder’s that Mr. Smith is suffering from is a form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as Adjustment Disorder. The reason that I believe that Mr. Smith is suffering from PTSD is because people who suffer from PTSD avoid people and things that remind them of the situation that led to their PTSD. Mr. Smith appears to be avoiding his mother. Mr. Smith’s mother may not have been the person who caused him to have PTSD but she could remind him of the person. I believe that Mr. Smith has adjustment disorder but it is associated with the presence of his mother.
Describe at least one evidence-based and one non-evidence-based treatment option for this diagnosis. Compare the benefits and costs of these treatment options. One evidence-based treatment for PTSD is Written Exposure Therapy (WET) (AUSTERN, D., 2017). This treatment requires a person to write out their issues as well as situations that they believe will assist them in their crisis. I believe that this is a good method to use in order to assist a person suffering from PTSD related issues. The primary non-evidence based treatment option for PTSD is dialogue. Talking to other people in similar situations tends to assist people who are suffering from PTSD. The benefits and cost of dialogue is minimal. The cost of WET is minimal as well.
Based on specific theoretical and historical perspectives, provide questions for your colleagues seeking their thoughts and feedback. How would you approach a situation where a gentleman avoids his mother in adulthood? What would cause a person to act one way around their friends and describe a different way of life to their doctor? Pose appropriate questions that may help refine the diagnostic impression of this patient. Does verbal abuse cause PTSD? What mental condition causes avoidance? V/R
Carl D. Nelson Jr.           
            AUSTERN, D. (2017). Beyond Binary Thinking: Providing Best Practice Treatment to Veterans with PTSD. PCSP: Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy. 2017, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p165-172. 8p. , Database: Academic Search CompleteLinks to an external site.
            First, M. B. (Ed.). (2013) DSM-5: Handbook of Differential Diagnosis. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing. 

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How does your understanding of the history of the counseling profession impact you desire to work in the counseling field?

APA, references, 2-3 paragraphs

How does your understanding of the history of the counseling profession impact you desire to work in the counseling field?

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Power Point Assignment

Assigned Position:   Pro-Legalization of Recreational Marijuana 

Research your assigned position as well as the alternatives so you can critically engage with your opponents’ position.

In a 7-10-slide presentation, create a summary about your assigned position that describes its major tenets and arguments for them. Make sure to include the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of marijuana use in your summary.

Include a minimum of three scholarly sources in the presentation.

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How will I write this essay

What is a purpose centered education? How would you as a teacher empower a student? What is your take regarding the future of education in America?

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