(Done Paper) ESSAY: Young incarcerated mothers and their children

(Done Paper) ESSAY: Young incarcerated mothers and their children

ESSAYYoung incarcerated mothers and their children

Length: 600 to 650 words

Points possible: 50

Citations: None needed

Grading Criteria: You might agree or disagree with the program presented in this film. Either one is fine.  Or, you might have mixed feelings.  What you will get credit for in your response is explaining your position in terms of BOTH infant and adolescent development.

 

VIEW:

“Purdy” on-line – a documentary chronicling the experiences of young incarcerated mothers and their young children.

http://vimeo.com/56187131

 

WRITE:

PROVIDE EXAMPLES FROM THE FILM to answer the following questions:

  1. Describe one or more of the mothers in developmental terms.  Does she have more characteristics of adolescent or young adult development?  Give examples. How have her experiences shaped her development? (10 points)

 

For the following questions, use the framework of Bronfenbrenner’s model (you should mention at least 2 levels).

 

  1. What “risk factors” do you think are present in this program that could adversely affect the infants’ cognitive, emotional, and/or social development? ( 10 points)
  2. What “protective factors” do you think are present in this program that may protect against riskto the infants’ cognitive, emotional, and/or social development?   (10 points)
  3. Both within and outside of the program, what are “risk factors” that could influence the MOTHERS’ cognitive, emotional, and/or social development? ( 10 points)
  4. Both within and outside of the program, what are “protective factors” that could influence the MOTHERS’ cognitive, emotional, and/or social development?   (10 points)

 

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By | 2018-10-22T10:40:16+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Psychology|