PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING

Read the African Americans and Therapy article on PsychologyToday.com. The link is provided in this module. Answer the following question.
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-race-good-health/201211/african-americans-and-therapy
This article discusses studies that consistently report that African Americans have a higher unmet need than Whites with regards to seeking treatment for mental health issues (e.g., depression or life stress) for themselves or their children.
African American families have a long standing history of preferring to use the bible and religion as a method of coping with life troubles and stress. As a result of this preference, many African Americans view seeking treatment for mental health problems as less desirable or less culturally acceptable.
Do you think that religious associations in the African American community may prevent some individuals from seeking therapy?
M11
After completing the free personality test (link in the module) please answer the following questions.

  1. What is your personality type ?
  2. Do you agree or disagree with any of the personality traits listed ?
    https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test
    M15
    Read the article “Don’t toss link between tests and high school graduation” the link is provided in the module
    After reading the article discuss if you agree or disagree with the statements below taken from the article.
  3. The Washington Legislature negotiated a sweeping compromise last year to ensure that a single, high-stakes standardized test would not keep students from graduating from high school.
  4. Tying standardized tests to graduation, however loosely, helps ensure students take them seriously, which leads to better data about how well our school system is serving students.
  5. Students in the classes of 2014 to 2018 can also apply for a waiver from the testing requirements if they meet all other standards for graduation and are pursuing post high-school opportunities, such as college or the military.
    https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/editorials/dont-toss-link-between-tests-and-high-school-graduation

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