Summative Assessment: Personality Theory

You work as a psychology consultant at a local prison. You
have been asked to explain personality theories to a group of new case managers
that help identify personality traits of offenders in an effort to find
programs and services for them. Select any of the major personality theories
covered in the course for your presentation.



Discuss the role personality plays in general
behavior and emotional interactions (1–2 paragraphs).

Provide an overview of the selected personality
theory (2–3 paragraphs).

Describe the theorist of your chosen personality
theory, including their background (1–2 paragraphs).

Examine how the theorist views people and
personalities (1–2 paragraphs).

Explain which concepts of the theory are
relevant to today’s culture (1–2 paragraphs).

Examine how those concepts are valuable within
this workplace (1–2 paragraphs).

Analyze the emotional and behavioral
interactions that make this theory relevant to this population (1–2 paragraphs).