Conduct an internet search about the murder of Yeardley Love. After researching the story, write a 500-750-word essay addressing the following.
- Assuming there was abuse occurring prior to the death of Yeardley Love, hypothesize how it may have been difficult for a counselor to assess and identify this abuse.
- Describe how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse.
Include a minimum of two scholarly references in addition to the textbook.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
|1 Unsatisfactory 0.00%||2 Less than Satisfactory 74.00%||3 Satisfactory 79.00%||4 Good 87.00%||5 Excellent 100.00%|
|30.0 %Assuming there was abuse occurring prior to the death of Yeardley Love, hypothesize how it may have been difficult for a counselor to assess and identify this abuse.||Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not hypothesize the difficulty of assessing and identifying abuse.||Includes limited understanding of the assignment directions. A hypothesis is provided, but is irrelevant.||Provides a relevant, but cursory hypothesis. The hypothesis lacks depth and the rationale provided does not clearly support the reasoning behind the hypothesis.||Provides a relevant, thorough hypothesis that is supported by a concise rationale and clearly links the situation involving Yeardley Love with the difficulty of assessing and identifying abuse.||Provides a relevant, thorough hypothesis that is supported by a concise rationale; clearly links the situation involving Yeardley Love with the difficulty of assessing and identifying abuse; and supports the rationale provided with scholarly references.|
|40.0 %Describe how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse.||Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not describe how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse.||Includes limited understanding of the assignment directions. Provides a description of how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse, but the description is irrelevant or incorrect.||Provides a relevant, but cursory description. The description lacks the depth to fully illustrate how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse.||Provides a relevant, thorough description that fully illustrates how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse.||Provides a relevant, thorough description that fully illustrates how a counselor’s knowledge of the abuse cycle would assist in detecting partner abuse and supports the information provided with scholarly references and real-word examples.|
|20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness|
|7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose||Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.||Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear.||Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.||Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.|
|8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction||Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.||Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.||Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.||Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.||Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.|
|5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)||Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.||Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.||Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.||Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.||Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.|
|5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)||Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.||Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.||Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.||Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.||All format elements are correct.|
|5.0 %Research Citations (in-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style)||No reference page is included. No citations are used.||Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used.||Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present.||Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and citation style is usually correct.||In-text citations and a reference page are complete and correct. The documentation of cited sources is free of error.|
|100 %Total Weightage|