This assignment is intended to assist you with the integration of theory into practice. Eric Erickson developed eight stages of development across the life span. Newman and Newman have subsequently infused three additional stages to explain development across the life course. This assignment is worth 30% of your final grade. The completion of this assignment must be thoroughly and comprehensively integrated to reflect your knowledge base and the application of stages of development across the life span. Additionally, the Bio-psychosocial paradigm along with human growth and developmental theories as well as social work frameworks helps students to comprehensively assess the client’s psychosocial situation.
ØYou are required to read the book “Finding Fish” in its entirety
ØYou are required to identify ALL of the relevant stages of development that apply to the milestones in Antwoine Fisher’s life. 25 points
ØAfter carefully discussing the relevant stages of development that apply to Antwoine Fisher’s life, be sure to discuss at least three (3) development tasks and the relevance of the psychosocial crisis. 25 points
Ø Finally, briefly apply (no more than two paragraphs) the application of the Bio-Psychosocial Framework to Antwoine Fisher’s life course, and be sure to mention his life’s trajectories. 25 points
ØInclude three policy recommendations ( What you recommend to be put in place. There is no right or wrong answer, it is your own input/recommendations)15 points
you will earn credit for addressing the four content areas listed above. Also, you will be evaluated on your writing (organization of ideas (using headings- professor will name each heading), clarity of message, sentence structure and punctuation, accurate reference of theory-APA Format). Present assignment typed (12 pt. font) in APA Format, with a cover page, with 1-inch margin on all four sides and double-spaced – 08 pages minimum, 12-page maximum.