PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2 Sexual Disconnect-Argosy




PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2 Sexual Disconnect-Argosy

PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2 Sexual Disconnect-Argosy


PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2 Sexual Disconnect-Argosy

Imagine that you are working as a counselor in an elementary school. A teacher has come to you, concerned that a student in her class might have been sexually abused. She explains that she became concerned when two of her 5-years old male students did not come out of the restroom after she called to them several times from the door. When she went in to check on them, she saw the boys facing each other, with Kyle’s pants around his ankles. Brandon was touching Kyle’s penis and both boys were laughing. In addition to her concern about abuse, the teacher is wondering if the boys could be gay.

1) As the counselor, explain to the boys’ teacher whether their behavior is indicative of sexual abuse. Remember to reflect on the research you have learned about, and give details to demonstrate why you might come to that conclusion.

2) How could you respond to the teacher’s question about the boys’ sexual orientation, based on research?

3) What recommendations should you, as counselor, give to the teacher? Keep in mind research pertaining to the promotion of healthy sexual development by parents and schools.

Grading Criteria

1) Explain whether the boys’ behavior is indicate of sexual abuse using research and details to support the conclusion.

2) Describe how counselor would respond to the question regarding the boys’ sexual orientation using research support.

3) Provide recommendations to the teacher based on health promotion of sexual development by parents and schools.

The response should be at least 3 pages long.

PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2

PSY 304 Module 2 Assignment 2