For this assignment, you will complete the areas as outlined in the evaluation methods above in working to complete a research paper on a topic which must be approved by your instructor during Unit 2. Please pick a topic which you have found interesting during your studies and is related to the field of human services. Please remember that you cannot reuse any written information that you have submitted during the program or previous academic studies (e.g. papers, discussion boards, etc.) for this assignment. If you have having trouble selecting a topic, please speak to your instructor immediately to discuss ideas.
Example topics could include (but you do not have to select these topics):
-Impact of divorce on children
-Violence against women
-Impact of drug use on pregnancy
-Treatment of Personality Disorders
-Issues with the foster care system and remedies
-Abuse of elderly in nursing homes
-Stereotypes related to ethnicity in the United States
-Impact of the media on Americans
Your instructor should approve your paper topic in Unit 2. If your topic is not approved, you cannot write your paper on this topic. Your rough draft is due at the end of Unit 6 and the final submission of the research paper is due at the end of Unit 8. Rubrics will be used to grade your work. Assignments should be written in the format of the most current edition of the APA manual. Each assignment must be submitted via Blackboard and emailed copies will not be accepted. Policies in regard to turning work in late also apply to these assignments other than the final assignment which is due when the course ends.
Your research paper will consist of at least 12 full pages. The research paper must be double spaced with size 12 Times New Roman font and 1 inch margins on all sides and meet all guidelines in accordance with the most current APA style manual. You will need to submit a title page (1 page), body including an introduction paragraph, literature review/discussion section, and conclusion (at least 12 full pages), and reference section (1 or more pages) all in APA style. Please use complete sentences, appropriate grammar, spelling, and references. You will also be required to use in-text references in your work in accordance with APA style to avoid plagiarism. Information to help with your writing is provided under the APA resources section of the course information tab.
In terms of the areas of the paper to be submitted, your final paper should include a title page in APA style, body (including an introduction paragraph, literature review/discussion section, and conclusion), and reference section. You do not need to include in your paper methods, participants, research design, measures, procedures, results, or tables sections. You will only be graded on the criteria outlined under the evaluation methods section.
You are required to provide 5 scholarly sources to support your claims that are not provided as part of this course. Please be sure to avoid using internet sources such as Wikipedia or other web-based resources that do not have strong academic backing. If you are unsure, please consult with the library or writing center. You will also be required to use in-text references in your work in accordance with APA style to avoid plagiarism. Plagiarism detection software will be used to scan each paper.
Refer to the writing rubric for a guideline as to how your paper will be graded. Students are strongly encouraged to use the writing center ) for assistance with all assignments as APA style is historically a challenge for most writers. The electronic email version of your research paper, in Microsoft WORD format (no .docx papers accepted), should be submitted via the blackboard website.
Note :(My topic is methadone_treatment and i will provide you Revised literature review ) You already did a literature review which is basically what is going to be used for the paper. All the sources are found and used in the literature review so nothing on that end needs to be done.
class -senior seminar in human services