Discussion 1


Given the current pressure to reform US health care and contain its costs, how might health psychologists and/or research in the field of health psychology be helpful during the development of future policy? Also, how could/will you use the information you learned in this course to shape your own health practices?


Discussion 2


In a brief essay, explain the comprehensive intervention model and describe your own perspective.


Discussion 3


How can the early childhood educator balance the trend toward increasingly academic tasks in early childhood with the use of play? Please give specific examples.


Discussion 4


How has policy and legislation impacted the increase in academic-centered early childhood classrooms? Are there other education trends and issues that have affected the increase in academic expectations in early childhood?