Personal Statement

Personal Statement

Sample Essay

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1.  Factors that influenced your decision

I have been working for three years as a case manager at a mental health agency for children.  The most important factor in my decision to go into a Master’s program in social work is a desire to help mentally ill individuals obtain a voice in their treatment. .I would like to, once I am done with this program,  work on the following issues: (more…)

Psychological Models of Selman and Kohlberg

Psychological Models of Selman and Kohlberg

Sample Term paper

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We should also consider the theories and models of Selman and Kohlberg in examining the literature on the cognitive and emotional development of individuals in middle childhood. Although sometimes – at least to adults – the moral, cognitive and emotional world of the child and especially the adolescent seems to be a chaotic place, in fact young people pass through a series of regular, predictable psychological states analogous to the progression of physical states that humans pass through as they sit up, then crawl, then walk. But while those physical states are visible and easily mapped, the cognitive and moral states are implicit, tacit and hidden. The result of this condition is that scholars disagree over the exact definition of each stage. (more…)

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