Suicide Among LGBT Youth in the US vs Australia

 “Suicide Among LGBT Youth in the US vs Australia” Purpose: to focus on a controversial topic related to human sexuality that interests you and to demonstrate your expert knowledge about this topic. – Each reference on your list needs to be written out in full using the APA style. – Make sure you have an equal number of articles for both countries and that you have enough information to address each component of this assignment ( Description: 1) Identify the problem/issue and explain why it interests you personally. 2) As a future Health professional, why is it important for you to know about this problem/issue. 3) What are the causes of this problem/issue (include your own opinion as well). 4) Describe mainstream attitudes in society about this issue/problem and state whether you think they are justified. 5) Compare this problem/issue between the US vs Australia. 6) Locate one organization in the US and one in Australia that deals with this specific issue/problem. Please make sure you choose an organization that deals with this specific issue and not an organization that has a broader mandate and deals with a host of issues. Describe the goals of each organization, types of services, problems and any other information you may think relevant. Give your opinion about how the two organizations compare against each other. 7) If someone asked if you could recommend a website, movie/documentary, and a book about this issue/problem, what would you tell them? – Write a brief blurb about each one, identifying the name, author/source, what it deals with specifically and what things this person would find interesting about each. – You must write about all three (website, movie/documentary, and book). I expect more than a sentence or two copied off the internet. I expect you to have read the website and book and viewed the movie/documentary. The more detail you can give the better. – Make sure you choose a book, website, and movie that is specifically tailored to your topic and not just about human sexuality in general. 8) Summarize the main ways this issue/problem is being addressed in the US and Australia. Devote equal attention to both countries. 9) Identify one method/approach for addressing this issue/problem that you believe is good or has potential to be effective and explain why you prefer this method/approach over others. Here is where your grasp of the professional literature should be evident. 10) As a future Health professional, state what contribution you can make in addressing this issue/problem on the local, national, and international level. Be as specific as possible. No vague statements or generalizations. I expect you to put some thought into this and it should reflect your mastery of the issue/problem you wrote about. Instructions: 1) The paper should be 8 pages long (excluding cover page and bibliography). 2) The paper should be double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font. 3) Use 1″ margins. There are to be no big gaps between paragraphs. Please do not attempt to make the paper seem longer than it is through crafty formatting. Each paragraph should be joined to the next paragraph. Begin each paragraph by indenting it 0.3″. 4) You can use a variety of resources to complete this paper, but you must use at least 10 peer-review (5 peer-review each country) journal articles. Examples of peer-review journals are “New England Journal of Medicine”, “Journal of School Health”, “American Journal of Health Education”. “Journal of Sex Research”, “American Journal of Sexuality Education”, “Archives of Sexual Behavior”, “Journal of Homosexuality”, etc). These articles must have been published within the last 5 years (2014-2019). 5) Your paper needs to be written in a professional manner. That means you need to have a title for your paper on the first page followed by your name. Make sure number each page. Please make sure that you properly cite all your sources in your paper and provide a bibliography at the end. Make sure you follow the APA style. I do not want to see any quotes. You must put everything in your own words, and you need to cite all your sources. It is not acceptable to copy a sentence or paragraph and think it is okay as long as you cite the source.

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