1200 words project

Learning Goal: I’m working on a psychology multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

“Treatments for Addictive Behaviors”

NOTICE: Due Sunday by midnight at the end of Week 3

  • This month you are to write a 1200 word research paper on one of the treatments for addictive behaviors.
  • This paper is worth 15% of your grade.
  • Please use the APA format and cite at least four (4) sources. Take time to review the APA video posted in the Getting Started area of the course.
Assignment Requirements (Use as a checklist):

Select one of the following approaches to addictions treatment to write your research paper on:

  1. Motivational Interviewing
  2. Contingency Management
  3. Community Reinforcement Approach
  4. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention
  5. Harm Reduction
  6. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Guidelines

  • Use a 10 or 12 pt Arial or Times New Roman Font
  • Double-space paper
  • Minimum of 1200 words. No more than 2,000 words
  • Minimum of four (4) cited sources
  • Use APA format and parenthetical citations right after cited material (See below)
  • Make sure your name is on your paper
  • Paper should contain an introduction, a body, and a conclusion

**Refer to the Grading Grid below for more detailed information on how your paper will be graded.

Outline for Research Paper

  1. Title Page
  2. Introduction – 1-2 Paragraphs; introduce intervention and discuss need it addresses
  3. Development & Theoretical Underpinnings – 1 page; discuss development of the intervention, including who developed it and from which theoretical paradigm.
  4. Components/Implementation – 1-2 pages; describe the intervention itself including its primary components and details about how it is implemented.
  5. Efficacy – 1-3 pages; what do we know about the efficacy of this intervention with different types of addictive disorders, populations, and settings?
  6. Conclusion – 1-3 paragraphs wrapping things up.
  7. References – list all of the references you have cited in the text of your paper, in alphabetical order, on a separate page.

* There will be a 20 pt penalty for writing less than 1200 words on this assignment.

Grading Rubric for Final Project

Item Description Percent
Introduction 10%
Development & Theoretical Underpinnings 15%
Components/Implementation 15%
Efficacy 15%
Conclusion 10%
Uses APA Headings (centered and bold) 5%
Spelling/Grammar/APA Formatting 10%
At least 4 references and corresponding in-text citations 20%
Total 100%
  • There will be a 10pt. penalty for each day the assignment is late. It is due Sunday, by midnight, of week 3.
  • There will be a 100 pt. penalty for plagiarizing. This means a 0. If in doubt, cite, cite, cite.

*Last, but not least, if you have any questions, please ask.

Parenthetical (In-Text) Citations

A parenthetical (in-text) citation is when you place the source in parenthesis ( ) right after the sentence you cited instead of waiting until the end of the paper. It helps the reader to

know exactly what sentences and paragraphs are taken from particular sources.

Place the author’s name and the source’s date of publication in parentheses immediately after the end of the cited material. If it is a direct quote, include the page number as well.

For example:

  • “Psychology is defined as the science of behavior and mental processes” (Coon, 2012 p. 12).
  • If you have paraphrased the information then you do not need to include the page number. For example:
  • Psychology is a scientific field that specifically studies both mental processes and the associated behaviors (Coon, 2012).

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550 words
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