Topic Research and Literature, Forensic Psychology help

Assignment 3: Topic Selection and Literature

Selected topic on treatment of offenders for your project:

  • Treatment of sex offenders

Provide a brief description of the topic to your instructor. Include a brief discussion of the treatment for the offender population. This could include the type of treatment-related assessment, the assessment instruments used and the treatment approach, a description of the offender population, and measures of the effectiveness of the treatment. These comments need to show that you have selected your topic and have enough resources to complete a scholarly review. Conduct a preliminary literature search on the topic you selected to ensure that you have ready access to scholarly resources. In the report, include a list of scholarly resources to be used for the literature review of your course project. This list should contain a minimum of ten peer-reviewed journal articles and scholarly texts focusing on issues related to your topic, such as etiology, prevalence, and treatment. Professional literature may include the Argosy University online library resources, relevant textbooks, peer-reviewed journal articles, and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .gov, and the apa.org website).

Follow APA guidelines for writing and citing sources.

Write your description in a 1- to 2-page Microsoft Word document.

Submission Details:

  • By Wednesday, February 22, 2017, save your description as M1_A3_Lastname_Firstname.doc and submit it to the M1 Assignment 3 Dropbox.
Assignment 3 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Provided a brief description of the topic and described the type of assessment, the assessment instruments used and the treatment approach, the offender population, and measures of effectiveness of the treatment.

52

Included a minimum of ten peer-reviewed scholarly literature resources.

28

Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

20

Total:

100


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