Create an 11-slide presentation with a proposed solution for a workshop scenario.

Professionals in psychology rely on theory as the underpinning of a proposed solution to a real-world problem. For this assessment, you will be applying theory to explore a problem and solution. By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Suggested Resources

The resources provided here are optional and support the assessment. They provide helpful information about the topics. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The PSYC-FP1000 Library Guide can help direct your research. The Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you.

Theory and Application


Humanistic Psychology
Attention Restoration Theory and Social Identity Theory
Self-Determination Theory and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Behavioral Theory and Psychoanalytic Theory
Research Links


Suppose you have been asked to prepare a presentation for a workshop. Choose one of the scenarios below to present on. For the scenario you choose, select theories to help you frame the problem and create an understanding of the problem for your reader. In your presentation, present possible solutions and support your work with a minimum of three scholarly research articles.

Scenario 1: Mars Mission

You are part of a psychological team planning to prepare and support astronauts during the manned mission to Mars. Your task is to identify solutions for possible psychological problems that may result as part of the trip. 

Scenario 2: Office Décor

The company where you work is redesigning office spaces. Your supervisor has tasked you with examining the psychological effect on employees of different decorating options with the goal of increasing productivity.

Scenario 3: Youth Sports

You are coaching your child’s soccer team and want psychologically proven ways to motivate your players.

Scenario 4: Anti-Marijuana Campaign

You have been asked to create ideas for an awareness campaign to prevent teenagers from using marijuana.


Create an 11-side presentation based on the scenario you have chosen, with thorough presenter notes for each slide, explaining the content in detail. Use the Capella library to find 3–4 scholarly research articles on your topic. Use the following sections to organize your presentation.

Assessment Requirements

Please use the scoring guide as a reference. Only proficient work is accepted. 

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