Write a 3-5 content-page paper that describes a real-world problem from the chosen scenario with support from theory and research. Use one of the following scenarios an




anti-marijuana campaign
 
Use the APA Paper Template to complete the following:

Write a 3–5 content-page paper that describes a real-world problem from the chosen scenario with support from theory and research.
Use one of the following scenarios and supporting resources from Week 6’s Prepare: Choose Your Scenario activity as the basis for this assignment:

Scenario 4: Anti-marijuana Campaign.

 

Scenario 4: Anti-marijuana Campaign
You have been asked to create ideas for an awareness campaign to prevent teenagers from using marijuana. Consider ideas that have a chance to attract adolescents’ attention. What does the research say about prevention?

Possible theories:

Behavioral theory.
Psychoanalytic theory.

Possible sources:

Crano, W. D., Alvaro, E. M., Tan, C. N., & Siegel, J. T. (2017). Social mediation of persuasive media in adolescent substance prevention. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 31(4), 479‒487.
Alvaro, E. M., Crano, W. D., Siegel, J. T., Hohman, Z., Johnson, I., & Nakawaki, B. (2013). Adolescents’ attitudes toward antimarijuana ads, usage intentions, and actual marijuana usage. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(4), 1027‒1035.

Possible search terms:

Use in-text citations in the paper and create title and reference pages.
Use the following Capella University Library resources to conduct research:

Use the following headings to organize your paper:
Title page:

Follow the template instructions.

Overview:

Apply a foundational psychological theory to address the problem in the selected scenario.

Summarize the identified problem in the selected scenario.

Foundational Theory:

Describe the theory or theories that apply to your scenario.

Research Method and Findings:

Apply findings from scholarly research to the problem in your scenario.
Describe the research methods outlined in your scholarly research articles.

Mental Health and Well-Being:

Speculate how the problem could impact mental health and well-being through behavior changes.

References:

Follow the template instructions.

Assignment Requirements

Written communication: Writing should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: References and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting.
Paper length: 3–5 typed, double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.
Resources: A minimum of three professional and scholarly sources: two or more of these should be scholarly (peer-reviewed journal articles); a professional source may be a textbook or other resource. Please avoid popular media sources.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
SafeAssign: Use the SafeAssign Draft option to check your writing and ensure that you have paraphrased, quoted, and cited your sources appropriately.



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