Describe the distinctive characteristics of your human services career, as well as the general applications that could apply to most, if not all, other human service professions. Include at least five scholarly, peer-reviewed references from the last five years in your paper, cited according to APA rules as described in the Ashford Writing Center.

Research Paper Composition

1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to the Ashford Writing Center’s APA style guidelines.

2. Include a title page with the following information:
a. The title of the paper

b. Name of the student

c. The name and number of the course

d. Name of the Instructor

e. Submittal date

3. Must begin with a brief thesis statement in the first paragraph.

4. Critical thought must be applied to the paper’s topic.

5. You must conclude with a statement that reinforces your thesis.

6. Must employ at least five scholarly, peer-reviewed materials from the Ashford University Library that were published within the last five years.

7. All sources must be documented in APA style, as specified by the Ashford Writing Center.

8. A second reference page must be included, structured according to the Ashford Writing Center’s APA style guideline