Adolescent Development Presentation Assignment Content This week’s assignment w
Adolescent Development Presentation Assignment Content This week’s assignment will give you an opportunity to apply the life span development concepts to an adolescent character in a movie. Watch any of the following “coming of age” movies: High School Musical; The Perks of Being a Wallflower; Breakfast Club; Boys in the Hood; Boy; Persepolis; Minding the Gap; Call Me By Your Name; or Mean Girls. Create an 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you analyze an adolescent character from the movie. Write an introduction summarizing your character, THEN CHOOSE 2 of the adolescent development topics listed below for analysis. In your conclusion, describe the implications for practice. Use the underlined topics below as headings​​​​​​​. Note: Assume that your audience has never watched the movie and is unfamiliar with the plot. Introduction Provide a BRIEF synopsis of the plot, and main characters. Describe the character who is the subject of your presentation. Briefly summarize the character’s role within the group of adolescents. Include a summary of the character’s physical, cognitive, socio/emotional, and multicultural characteristics. *********Topics (select 2) Physical Development Describe how the character demonstrates “normal” physical development. Include any details that show how the character does not fit the expected adolescent physical developmental milestones. Support your response with at least 1 peer-reviewed journal article and/or your textbook. Cognitive Development Describe how the character demonstrates “normal” cognitive development. Include any details that show how the character does not demonstrate the expected adolescent cognitive development milestones. Incorporate at least one cognitive theory in your response. Support your response with at least 1 peer-reviewed journal article and/or your textbook. Social/Emotional Development Describe how the character demonstrates “normal” social development. Include any details that show how the character does not demonstrate the expected adolescent social development milestones. Incorporate details related to peer groups peer relationships inclusion and exclusion in peer groups Erikson’s stages of social/emotional development. Support your response with at least 1 peer-reviewed journal article and/or your textbook. Identity Development Describe how the character demonstrates “normal” identity development. Include any details that show how the character does not demonstrate the expected adolescent identity development milestones. Incorporate James Marcia’s identity states. Support your response with at least 1 peer-reviewed journal article and/or your textbook. Conclusion: Implications for Practice Considering the factors you identified in the above sections, as a professional counselor how would you incorporate the developmental theory and research in your work is this character was your client? Provide specific details to support your reasoning: Why is your client coming to see you? What is the issue? How does application of developmental theory pertain to this issue? Support your response with at least 2 peer-reviewed journal articles and/or your textbook. Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

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