Your final product will be a 3- to 5-page
Microsoft Word document written in APA format. Utilize at least three
According to Erickson (1964), the middle
adulthood stage is a time of increased generativity—giving back to the
community and guiding the younger generation. The negative outcome of
this stage is stagnation.
Analyze personal and contextual factors that
promote emotional and social development in middle adulthood and
explain how adults in this stage demonstrate generativity through work,
community service, and their family.
Conversely, discuss how adults with a sense of stagnation may present in a clinical setting.
Discuss how negative parent-child influences are carried forward.
Include a discussion on what mental health
clinicians might consider when working with clients in middle adulthood.
Recommend treatment goals that synthesize theories and models of
individual, cultural, couple, family, and community resilience to
address a middle adult client’s system.
Your document should be written in APA
format utilizing at least three scholarly sources. Your document should
be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate
ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of
sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.