For this Assignment, you will write about LeRoy Karas’
ecomap that you submitted in Unit 8. In your paper, you will summarize
and evaluate the influences of the environment on LeRoy’s behavior.
Include the following in complete sentences based on the eco-map you submitted on LeRoy Karas:
For your introduction, provide a one paragraph summary about LeRoy. Give a brief history of his life.
For your second paragraph, based on your ecomap of LeRoy, explain the strongest influences on his behavior.
your third paragraph explain how LeRoy's ecomap might change as he
transitions from middle adulthood to late adulthood. Include information
about either Levinson's life structure theory or Erik Erikson's theory
of psychosocial development to explain the transitions LeRoy is
Your fourth paragraph should be about your own prejudices or biases. Answer the following questions in paragraph four:
you were working with LeRoy, do you think you would have any prejudices
or biases toward any of the systems affecting his behavior?
If so, what would they be and how would you handle them?
stereotypes and misconceptions would you have to consider? (Be sure to
use the information on ethics from the National Organization of Human
Services and refer to it in your answer.)
your fifth and concluding paragraph, explain what you might learn in
terms of your own behavior from working with LeRoy or another client
similar to him. What attitudes or behaviors often change within you as a
result of working with people and helping others?
Assignment should include a cover page and a final reference page where
you cite your course text, the National Organization for Human Services
website, and any other sources you choose to include in the paper. The
only two required sources are your text and the NOHS website.
paper should be 5 complete paragraphs, resulting in approximately 2–4
pages of text in addition to the cover page and the final reference
page. It also should be free of spelling and grammatical errors. Your
Assignment should be double-spaced, using a 12 point, Times New Roman
You also may use sources from the Kaplan
Library or credible internet sites, but the text is your primary source
of support. Your opinions also are valued, but it is important to keep
in mind that your main objective in completing this project is to
illustrate your knowledge of the course material.
is important to always attribute credit to the proper sources when
relying on the text, articles, websites, or other sources. You must
credit your work when you:
Summarize concepts and theories that you learned in the text, articles, or internet sources.
Use others' ideas, theories, and concepts in constructing Discussion topic responses or completing Assignments.
Use direct quotes in the context of your paper (when quoting directly, you must use quotation marks).
Assignment must be your original work; plagiarism will not be
tolerated. Be sure to review the Syllabus in terms of what constitutes