Week One Assignment 2 – Cognitive Elements
For your second assignment, you will describe the cognitive elements of your chosen behavior and strategies for cognitive restructuring (minimum 2 pages not including title and reference page). Use the sample paper for guidance. Use APA format for both the references in the text and the list of references. You should use reliable sources like the textbook and peer-reviewed articles, as well as the Centers for Disease Control and other.gov sites.
• Describe your past and current thinking regarding your chosen health behavior. (1 paragraph)
• Identify your knowledge, beliefs, values, expectations, etc. regarding your chosen health behavior. (1-2 paragraphs)
• Evaluate and challenge your current cognition regarding the behavior. (1 paragraphs)
• Describe elements and methods of restructuring your cognitions. (1-2 paragraphs)
• Describe your confidence in your ability to change your cognitions. (1 paragraph)
Use APA format for the in-text referencing and the reference list. You should be using reputable sources such as Centers for Disease Control (and other .gov resources) as well as the textbook and peer-reviewed articles.