Select one of the four special populations discussed in this module (youthful offenders, domestic violence offenders, female offenders, and the elderly) and complete the following:
- Identify the characteristics that make this population unique.
- Identify the treatment options for this population, citing both the theoretical orientation and the treatment modality.
- Research the literature that supports the effectiveness of the treatment approach you identified.
Your responses to classmates on the above should rely upon at least two sources from additional professional literature. This may include the Argosy University online library resources; relevant textbooks; peer-reviewed journal articles; and websites created by professional organizations, agencies, or institutions (.edu, .org, and .gov).
Post your responses in a minimum of 300–500 words.
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
- By the due date assigned, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
- Through the end of the module, respond to more than two of your classmates’ posts that differ from your opinion. While responding, identify the similarities and differences between what you have constructed and what your classmates have.
|Discussion Grading Table||Maximum Points|
|Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment||
|Quality of responses to classmates||
|Frequency of responses to classmates||
|Reference to supporting readings and other materials||
|Language and grammar||