This assignment will be submitted to Turnitin®. Instructions Assignments in this course will consist of weekly video journals. You will complete a weekly video journal in Weeks 1, 2, and 3. Video journals 1, 2 and 3 will be submitted as a single 1500 word document each week summary being 500 word minimum. Please complete each video journal at the end of the assigned week and do not wait until the week the submission is due. This will allow you ample time to view the video, process the information and respond to the questions posed as the end of each video week. Be sure to allow ample time in your week as some weeks have multiple videos and some videos are lengthy in nature. Be sure to review the grading rubric before completing the questions. An important note about this course: This course covers many sensitive topics regarding child abuse and neglect which are an important part of the child welfare and advocacy field of study. If you find that you are having difficulty completing any work in this course due to the nature of the material, please reach out to your instructor for guidance. Week 1 – Role of children in society throughout history and the changing family. Please watch the videos listed below and respond to the following questions. The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children – History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgoRJH6n61g Make a Difference! Report Child Abuse and Neglect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPxnFhVkROU Questions for Week 1: Start off your journal entry by providing a summary for each video. Was there anything that surprised you? How do the videos relate to the Lesson Material this week? Are you a Mandated Reporter? Support your answer by providing the Mandated Reporting Law for your state. Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.? Week 2 – The impact of poverty and violence on children. Please watch the videos listed below and respond to the following questions. How does “toxic stress” of poverty hurt the developing brain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdTiPGVZNes First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brVOYtNMmKk Harvard Research: Poverty begins in the womb but it doesn’t have to. https://www.yahoo.com/news/how-breakthrough-science-can-change-the-lives-of-poor-families-starting-in-the-womb-100020836.html Questions for Week 2: Start off your journal entry by providing a summary for each video. Explain what makes growing up in poverty and/or domestic violence potentially dangerous for a child. Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material. Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.? Week 3 – When caretakers are battling addiction and/or mental health issues. Please watch the videos listed below and respond to the following questions. One Nation Overdosed: How Children Cope with a Parent’s Addiction. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YslhIY7ZyFM Lessons from a Child of an Addict. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXNrrcmsWYY Drug Dependent Infants Detox at Tenn NICU. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eP5EnFSG0c How Can Parental Mental Health Problems Impact Kids? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmKxWjzSxSg Questions for Week 3: Start off your journal entry by providing a summary for each video. Based on what you learned this week, as you listen to Tory’s story, what stands out to you? What are the red flags? Based on what you learned this week, what stands out to you about Emily’s story? What does her story have in common with the Lesson Material? Based on what you learned this week, is it possible for a parent/s with a mental illness to raise children? Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material. Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.? This is how your Journal will be graded: Video Journal Rubric Per the instructions, each journal entry: (3 total entries) week 1 500 word min, week 2 500 word min, and week 3 500 min and summary A summary about each video that includes an explanation of how the video relates to the material covered each week All questions are answered with factual information from the lesson and at least 1 other academic source 500 word minimum for each weekly video journal entry APA formatting is used If you have any other questions let me know.