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Depression and Suicide
Some of the topics discussed in the assigned reading this week are adolescent depression and suicide. Read that information and use your experiences to respond to the questions.
The latest figures for American adolescents show that as many as 25% of adolescents have reported feelings of depression lasting at least two weeks and that teen suicide rates have tripled in the last 30 years. What factors relate to adolescent depression?
What are some prevention strategies/interventions for adolescents who report suicidal ideations (thoughts of suicide)?
Use the list on pages 294-295 in your text to summarize appropriate responses to adolescents who report having suicidal thoughts. Why do most teens respond well to these interventions?
Topic 1: Domestic Violence Study
You have been hired to do a services satisfaction survey for the 10 shelters for battered women in your city. A total of 15,000 women received services in the past year and you do not have funding that will allow you to survey everyone.
Discuss how you would create a sample by using either a probability sampling strategy or a nonprobability sampling strategy. And depending on the strategy, which sampling technique would you recommend from one of the following two groups:
Probability sampling technique: simple random sample, systematic sample, stratified sample or multi-staged, cluster sample
Non-probability sampling technique: quota sampling, convenience, purposive, or snowball
Which sampling strategy would you use?
Which sampling technique would you use?
What is the strength of using this technique for selecting this sample of all women who received services from the shelter?
Are there any weaknesses in your plan for selecting this sample of all women who received services from the shelter?