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Ashford crj308 entire course (psychology of criminal behavior)
Ashford crj308 entire course (psychology of criminal behavior)
Ashford crj308 entire course (psychology of criminal behavior)
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  • 1. ASHFORD CRJ308 Entire Course (Psychology of Criminal Behavior) PLEASE DOWNLOAD HEREASHFORD CRJ 308 Week 1Environment. From your readings, what is the meaning of the term "sharedenvironment" and why is it important in genetic research on crime? Your initialpost should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examplesfrom required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite anyreferences. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.Origins of Behavior. This discussion will focus on Chapter Four, “Origins ofBehavior: Learning and Situational Factors.” Select one of the theories in ChapterFour and fully describe that theory and how that theory may apply to something inyour life or the lives of others. Your initial post should be at least 250 words inlength. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or otherscholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two ofyour classmates’ posts by Day 7.Critical Thinking. Consider the content of Week One and submit a paper whichcontains the following:a. A topic selected from the following list:§ Criminology§ Defining and Measuring Crime§ Juvenile Delinquency§ Social Risk Factors§ Parental and Family Risk Factors§ Genetics and Antisocial Behavior§ Environmental Risk Factors§ Physique and Crime§ Behaviorism
  • 2. b. Complete rationale for the topic selection.c. Examine this topic is important in the study of psychology of criminal behavior.There should be a minimum of three reasons that are given and discussed in thissection.d. Two scholarly references, in support of your rationale and examination of theselected topic. References must be cited in APA format.The paper must be two to three pages in length (excluding the title and referencepage), and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarlyresources (at least one of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) otherthan the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your resources intext and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples andtutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab onthe left navigation toolbar, in your online course.ASHFORD CRJ 308 Week 2Unique Defenses. Select one of the unique defenses sometimes raised toabsolve defendants of criminal responsibility. Explain your choice completely andprovide an example. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or otherscholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two ofyour classmates’ posts by Day 7.Battered Wife Syndrome. Battered wife syndrome is a controversial issue.Courts have ambivalence in the rulings regarding whether it can be an “insanity”plea or not. Assume a position on one side of the issue, either “temporaryinsanity” or “sane and can stand trial.” Explain the position and provide anexample. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support yourclaims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources,and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’posts by Day 7.Article Analysis. Read and analyze the article titled Effects of Serious MentalIllness and Substance Abuse on Criminal Offenses. Within the article summaryand analysis, include the following:a. Describe the key components of the research project: who conducted theresearch, the focus of the project, and how the research project was completed.b. Examine the findings or conclusions of the research project.c. Evaluate the contributions stemming from the research project in relation to thestudy of criminal behavior (findings that may have been made to new informationon the topic area or applications).
  • 3. Include a minimum of two scholarly references, using citations and a Referencepage in APA format.ASHFORD CRJ 308 Week 3Community Interview Summary. Complete the Community Career InterviewActivity as outlined in your written assignment for this week. Post the “Summary”section of the activity in this discussion. Respond to at least two of yourclassmates’ posts by Day 7.Community Career Interview Activity. The purpose of the community interviewis to assist the student in the Criminal Justice program of study in developing asense of community collaboration. For this assignment, interview a CriminalJustice professional who works and provides services in a communityenvironment. Through the interview report and summary, students will:a. Demonstrate a community perspective through the submission of a writtenreport of an interview with an individual in your community who workscollaboratively with criminal justice professionals.b. Acquire knowledge of a community support service/agency providing serviceinterventions for residents from using primary prevention, secondary interventions(for example, drug treatment, domestic abuse counseling, etc.) and/or tertiaryprevention.c. Synthesize the major outcome of the community interview as evidenced by asummary presentation to the course discussion board. Respond constructively toone other student’s summary postInterview Suggestions:Director/Manager of a community agency providing prevention, intervention orcorrection programs or activities. Examples include DARE, school crimeprevention programs, truant officers, clergy, drug treatment program personnel,judges, juvenile specialists, programs to reduce recidivism rates of correctionalservices, or other appropriate individuals.Within the written report, include the following:Name of organization; person interviewed; position in the organizationReasons for choosing this individual/organizationDate and time of interviewQuestions (respond to each of these questions):§ What is the purpose of your organization?
  • 4. § What are the general services that the organization provides?§ How does this program specifically help residents of the community (give aminimum of two ways)?§ How do individuals access these services?§ What is the cost of the services?§ Who pays for the services?§ What resources are available for those who cannot pay for the service?§ In general, what are the sources of funding for the organization?§ If these services did not exist, what do you think would happen to the clients inneed of the services?§ What happens to the resident/client as a result of the program?§ Your own questions, if appropriate.Within the written one to two page summary, briefly describe:a. What took placeb. Any difficulty encounteredc. What new information was gainedd. How this information is helpful to you in your intended professional careere. Your evaluation of the community activity as part of the course learningactivitiesThe paper must be one to two pages in length (excluding the title and referencepage), and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarlyresources (at least one of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) otherthan the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your resources intext and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples andtutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab onthe left navigation toolbar, in your online course.ASHFORD CRJ 308 Week 4The Victims. Choose any three crimes covered in this week’s readings. Discussthem from the perspective of the psychological effects on their victims. Your postshould contain three crimes and effects on the victims and discuss a minimum of
  • 5. two psychological effects for each of the three crimes. Your initial post should beat least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from requiredmaterial(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.Sexual Crimes against Children. Select, explain, then compare and contrastthree theories of explanations of why certain adult males prefer children forsexual gratification. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length.Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or otherscholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two ofyour classmates’ posts by Day 7.ASHFORD CRJ 308 Week 5Prevention & Treatment Programs. List and describe the characteristics ofsuccessful prevention and treatment programs for juvenile and criminal behavior.Your discussion should provide a minimum of two characteristics of bothprevention and treatment. State why it is important and give an example of aprogram that is currently operational. Your initial post should be at least 250words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s)and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to atleast two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.Researching in Criminal Justice. Review the Department of Justice Website(DOJ). Briefly summarize the information and data available, and explain how youwill use the information from this site in your research paper. How will you applyyour knowledge of the DOJ site to your current or future career in CriminalJustice?FocusoftheResearchPaperThe Research Paper consists of the learner selecting a topic from the list belowwhich is related to the Course content and researching the topic using atleast five scholarly resources (including a minimum of two from the AshfordOnline Library). The topic to be explored should have a limited scope and adefined specific area. Additionally, the research paper should demonstrateunderstanding in the area of the Psychology of Criminal Behavior. This researchpaper is intended to challenge the learner to explore current research thatfocuses on the cognitive aspects of criminal offenders by delving into theirperceptions, reasoning, beliefs, decision making, and attitudes.Select one of the topics below:HomicideFamilyViolence
  • 6. Multiple MurderSexual AssaultArsonSubstance Abuse and CrimeMental Disorders and CrimeWithin the Research Paper, address the following, in relation to the selectedtopic:Explore current research that focuses on the cognitive aspects of criminaloffenders.Analyze the perceptions, reasoning, beliefs, decision making, and attitudes ofcriminal offenders .Apply psychological theories, referencing strengths, limitations, and applicationsof each, in relation to criminal behavior.Illustrate sociological theories, referencing strengths, limitations, and applicationsof each, in relation to criminal behavior.

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