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Case Study Suicide

Case Study Suicide   According to the text, there are nearly 815,000 suicides in a year in the world. The truth of the matter is that this number is probably much higher due to underreported instances of intentional death. As a result of technology, a new trend in suicide is death due to “cyberbullying.” In this case study, you will review suicide as a result of cyberbullying.

Read the article titled “Police file raises questions about bullying in Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide”, located at freeassignmenthelp.com.cnn.com/2014/04/18/living/rebecca-sedwick-bullying-suicide-follow-parents/. Next, view the legality of cyberbullying located at

Write a three to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Examine three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then determine whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Provide a rationale to support your position.
  2. Based on what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text, support or refute the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression”. Support your opinion.
  3. Analyze the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Next, debate whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Provide a rationale to support your response.
  4. The text states that suicide rates vary around the world. Based on the text, propose two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world. Next, give your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Justify your response.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

Case Study Suicide

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Properly classify suicide and suicidal tendencies.
  • Describe the procedures for handling mental illness in the criminal justice system.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues related to the criminal mind.
  • Write clearly and concisely about the criminal mind topics using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.
  • Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.
Points: 160
Criteria 

Proficient

80-89% B

 

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Examine three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then determine whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Provide a rationale to support your position.

Weight: 20%

Satisfactorily examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then satisfactorily determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Satisfactorily provided a rationale to support your position.Thoroughly examined three (3) elements of cyberbullying and then thoroughly determined whether or not defendants, Katlyn Roman and Guadalupe Shaw should be charged with a cyberbullying crime. Thoroughly provided a rationale to support your position.
2. Based on what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text, support or refute the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression”. Support your opinion.
Weight: 15%
Satisfactorily supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Satisfactorily supported your opinion.Thoroughly supported or refuted the following statement: “People who die by suicide are usually experiencing undiagnosed depression” using what you learned about the relationship between suicide and depression from the text. Thoroughly supported your opinion.
3. Analyze the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Next, debate whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Provide a rationale to support your response.

Weight: 25%

Satisfactorily analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Satisfactorily debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Satisfactorily provided a rationale to support your response.Thoroughly analyzed the significance of why suicide is becoming a more prevalent area of interest due to the wide-use of social media. Thoroughly debated whether or not suicide will remain a focal point or receive the notoriety necessary for agencies to continue working to get support for individuals who are considering suicide. Thoroughly provided a rationale to support your response.
4. The text states that suicide rates vary around the world. Based on the text, propose two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world. Next, give your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Justify your response.

Weight: 25%

Satisfactorily proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Satisfactorily gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Satisfactorily justified your response.Thoroughly proposed two (2) possible causes for the differences around the world, based on the text. Thoroughly gave your opinion as to whether suicide should be considered a deviant behavior. Thoroughly justified your response.
5. 3 references

Weight: 5%

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
6. Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements

Weight: 10%

3-4 errors present0-2 errors present