Eric N. Self
The following paper will be a reaction to the experiences within the Psychology Internship. Several topics will be covered to include behaviors that were observed as well as reasoning for said behaviors. This paper will also encompass what the overall benefit was to the intern and what, if any, changes could be made to the experience to allow a more well rounded experience. The intern involved in the Internship requirement will outline a number of topics that were covered that were highly instrumental to the overall experience and how such an experience has changed him and his overall view of the next step in his process. The intern will …show more content…
years of negative influences as well as the absence of both parents either physically or emotionally.
Theoretical explanations to support behaviors observed. For the purpose of the requirements of the internship paper, the intern will focus on the 15 year old girl for theoretical explanations concerning behaviors. The young girl being focused on in this internship has shown remarkable resiliency but also has shown obvious signs of learned behavior, which is predominantly negative. After spending considerable time with her and having numerous talks and interactions with her, it is obvious that what most fits her reasoning behind the behaviors is explained by Albert Bandura’s definition of Observational learning.