Assignment 2: Adjustment
Go to NPR’s StoryCorps Website, located at http://www.npr.org/series/4516989/storycorps.
Read two (2) articles that were published within the last two (2) months that
focus on individuals with major adjustment issues.
When referencing the selected stories, please
use this format:
Title of the story [Audio file]. (Year, Month
Day). Retrieved from website url.
Example: A homeless teen finds solace in a teacher and
a recording [Audio file]. (2014, March 7). Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/2014/03/07/286921391/a-homeless-teen-finds-solace-in-a-teacher-and-a-recording.
The in-text citation for a selected story is
an abbreviated version of the title and the year of publication. The
abbreviation contains the first three words of the title.
Example:(“A homeless teen,” 2014).
When referencing the textbook, please use this
Textbook Reference Format:
o Author's Name. (Date of publication). Title
of the resource. Publisher information.
Example:Santrock, J. (2006). Human adjustment: 2007
custom edition. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.
o The in-text citation for the textbook is the
author’s last name and year of publication.
2006). Write a three to six (3-6) page paper in which
Summarize two (2)
articles you selected from the NPR Website. The two (2) article must be from
within the last two (2) months.
6.Describe the major
adjustment issues discussed in each story.
7. Examine at least three
(3) evidence-based strategies from each of the selected articles that could
help the individuals in each article enhance their adjustment skills.
8. For each article,
recommend the evidence-based strategy that is best suited for the people in the
selected articles. Provide a rationale for your response.
9. Use at least four (4)
quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
similar websites do not qualify as academic resources. Each of your selected
articles (2) is a source and your textbook should be used as a source. One
additional academic source is required for a total of four (4) sources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting
double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on
Include a cover page
containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the
required assignment page length.
Include a reference
page containing APA-formatted references for all sources used in your paper.
The reference page is not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated
with this assignment are:
variables (e.g., culture) that impact psychological adjustment.
Define Stress, stressors, and coping strategies, and contemplate their relationship to health
Identify and describe
social psychological phenomena.
relationships, lifestyles, and issues of parenting and longevity.
differences and explore gender role stereotypes.
Use technology and
information resources to research issues in psychology.
Write clearly and
concisely about psychology using proper writing mechanics.