Child Substance Abuse Discussion

Child Substance Abuse Discussion.

Child Substance Abuse Discussion

Instructions & Guidelines:

Week 3 assignment: Problems Children Face: – This assignment is due at the end Week 3. This assignment will allow you to choose one from six (6) problems children experience daily.

1. Video Game Addiction

2. Exposure to Violence at Home

3. Children and Substance Abuse

4. Cyberbullying (Online Bullying)

5. Children Watching Porn

6. Children and Eating Disorders

Important. As you write your paper and save it to the computer, please save it as 307 YourLastName, FirstName 3. Use this format for all submitted assignments. It allows me to mass download the papers and in this format your work goes into the correct folder. When we get to the next assignment the three will change to a 5. Make sure you add a space after your first name.

Week 3 Assignment:

Problems Children Face

Due: Sunday at 11:59 p.m. at the end of Week 3
Topic: In Assignment 1: You will choose one of the six (6)problems children experience daily.

  • Describe the problem
  • How common is this problem?
  • Who is affected by the problem?
  • What theories explain this problem?
  • Has the problem changed over the last decade?
  • How credible is the research you found related to this problem?
  • Is there generally a consensus about the key aspects of the problems, or is there a lot of controversy?
Number of published, peer-reviewed sources required; must all be published within the last 8 years

  • Course Readings may be used as one of the resources.
  • Do not use any direct quotes from any sources
Three (3)
Length required (not including title page and references

  • Tables, graphs, charts, lists, figures, etc. may be used, however do not count toward the length requirement
1000 words
APA reference style required. See rubric American Psychological Association, 6th edition
Submission requirements Microsoft Word document submitted as attachment in Assignment Submission area. Do not attach to a Message or email, and do not paste into Submission text box.

Grading Rubric



Student exhibits a defined and clear understanding of the assignment. The student provides a detailed description of one (1) of the problems children experience daily. 25
Student demonstrates proficient command of the subject matter in the assignment. Assignment shows an impressive level of depth of student’s ability to relate course content to practical examples and applications. 25
Student provides well-supported ideas and reflection with a variety of current and/or worldviews in the assignment. Student presents a genuine intellectual development of ideas throughout assignment. 20
Paper is written using APA format. Required- Running head, correct title page, abstract, correct reference page. Remember APA is always first person, no personal pronouns. APA is always double spaced, there are specific alignments, and font to use. Check out this guide if you have questions 15
Clarity of writing style Grammar/Punctuation/Spelling

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