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Thompson C Eportfolio

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Argosy University Portfolio

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    • 1
      Undergraduate Studies ePortfolio
      Christina Thompson
      BA, Psychology, 2010
    • Personal Statement
      I have always been curious about human behavior and it’s relativity to the functions of the brain. I find myself to be an empathetic person with a constant desire to help people. I have been a leader in after school counseling and a mentor for at-risk youth. I have also excelled in my undergraduate studies, being honored to the Dean’s list for two consecutive semesters.
    • Resume
      Argosy University – BA, Psychology 2010
      *Dean’s List for summer & fall 2009
      Florida International University – BA, Psychology
      Polk Community College – AA, Liberal Arts 2000
      Project RYTMO (Reaching Youth Through Music Opportunity) – Mentor 2009-present
      Tustin Brewery – Server 2008-present
    • Reflection
      Here at Argosy University, I have gained knowledge in a broad spectrum of psychology theories, as well as, culture and diversity. I have polished my writing skills and improved in critical thinking. My strengths are in analytical assessment, creative viewpoints, and an understanding of ever-changing concepts. Although I’ve improved in oral communication, my articulation in public speaking can still be enhanced.
    • Table of Contents
      Cognitive Abilities: Critical Thinking and Information Literacy
      Research Skills
      Communication Skills: Oral and Written
      Ethics and Diversity Awareness
      Foundations of Psychology
      Applied Psychology
      Interpersonal Effectiveness
    • Cognitive
      Cognitive Abilities
      A Positive Outlook for Children with Mood Disorders - 2009
      Discusses depression and bipolar disorders in children
      Examines a potential clinic that caters to holistic treatment and family education
      Variety of psychotherapy techniques evaluated for mood disorders
    • Research
      Research Skills
      Today’s Video Game Fascination: Are your parents to blame? – 2009
      Highlights my ability to effectively interpret data
      Able to understand advanced research design
      Knowledge of ethical research methods
    • Communication Skills
      Food for Thought: Persuading schools to improve nutrition on campus – 2009
      Prepared and delivered a ten minute persuasive speech on school nutrition
      Used resources for support of my thesis
      Provided a solution to bring about change
    • Diversity
      Ethics & Diversity
      Personal Improvements in Communication – 2008
      Discusses strengths and weaknesses in personal communication
      Examines effective cross culture communication
      Shows an ability to adapt in a multicultural society
    • Foundations in Psychology
      Consciousness in the Twenty-First Century – 2009
      Explores different levels of consciousness
      Discusses the effects of drugs and alcohol in the brain
      Talks about preventative health and meditation
    • Application
      Applied Psychology
      A Personal Critique of the Beck Depression Inventory II – 2009
      Uses advanced research methods and statistical evaluations to critique established psychological assessments
      Ability to understand and apply validity and reliability concepts
    • Interpersonal
      Interpersonal Effectiveness
      Common Ground: A group project – 2009
      Worked in a group to produce a business that incorporates Industrial and Organizational psychology concepts
      Researched business ethics and laws for the success of our coffee shop business
      Orally presented our business proposal to classmates
    • My Future in Learning
      I plan to continue my education and obtain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology. I envision myself working with children in a school or clinical setting, especially in the areas of developmental psychology.
    • Contact Me
      Thank you for viewing my ePortfolio.
      For further information, please contact me at the e-mail address below.