PSY 301 Module 1 Assignment 2 Recent

PSY 301 Module 1 Assignment 2 Recent

PSY 301 Module 1 Assignment 2 Recent

Browse state-run Web sites to collect information about statistical estimates on family violence that is reported or that goes unreported.
Choose a specific area of family violence and hypothesize why there is such a variance between actual reported and unreported incidents.
Browse the Web to determine the state-mandated reporting requirements if treatment professionals learn about children in danger due to family violence in the home environment.
You may choose to address your home state or any other state within the U.S.
Analyze the reporting requirements to verify if they are too lenient or too strict.
How might reporting rates be increased?


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Assignment 1: Violence on Children’s TV

The National Television Violence Study found that in 1996-1997, 61% of television programs contained violence, and, of those selected, 75% showed no remorse, criticism of, or penalty for the violence. Forty percent of violent acts were committed by attractive characters.
For this assignment, you need to watch an hour of children’s television, preferably cartoons, and analyze the level of violence in the chosen children’s show.

o Rate the aggressive acts using the following scale:
o Mild: Verbal aggression with no physical contact
o Medium: Physical contact with no blood, such as pushing, shoving, and hitting
o Extreme: Use of force to cause bodily injury, such as guns, knives, and other weapons, where blood is produced
o Determine if any of the following occurs after the violent acts:
o remorse for the violence
o criticism of the violence
o any consequences of the violence
o Analyze how the chosen show might influence the growing child, based on your readings. What messages is this show giving to the child?
Council on Communications and Media. (2009). Media violence. Pediatrics, 124(5), 1495-1503. Retrieved from

write your initial response to each part in 3–4 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.