Behaviorism and Essential Concepts for Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine

PSY620 Week 2 Discussion Behaviorism and Essential Concepts for Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please read the following required sources:

  • “Behaviorism and Essential Concepts for Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine”
  • “When a Clear Strong Voice Was Needed: A Retrospective Review of Watson’s (1924/1930) Behaviorism”
  • “A Preliminary Application of Social Cognitive Theory to Nonsuicidal Self-Injury”
  • “Teaching Stimulus Control Via Class-Wide Multiple Schedules of Reinforcement in Public Elementary School Classrooms”
  • “Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implementing Applied Behavior Analysis Strategies Within the Classroom Setting”

In your initial post, include the following:

  • 1.) Briefly summarize the foundational approaches of behaviorism and social learning theories and the early theorists associated with them.
  • 2.) Describe how those two theories might be utilized in practice in the career path that interests you. (My Career Path -Teacher)
  • 3.) Evaluate any issues and cultural considerations associated with your assigned theorist.
  • 4.) Analyze and describe how the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct might affect the implementation of your theorist’s personality assessments.
  • 5.) Assess the types of personality measurements and research designs associated with your assigned theorist, and describe how they have evolved.

Your initial post should be a minimum of 500 words.